Podcast: Letters From The Gulag

Slavery-like conditions. Workdays that stretch from dawn until midnight. Sleep deprivation, beatings, torture, and even death threats.

These are some of the conditions that prisoners in Penal Colony No. 14 in Russia’s republic of Mordovia are enduring, according to an open letter that jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sent to Russia’s Human Rights ombudsman.

Via Podcast: Letters From The Gulag @ Radio Free Europe.

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