Russian inmate’s beating puts spotlight on police brutality

From the article: “Russia’s prison authority took action after video footage appeared on the Internet showing men in uniform hitting and kicking a prisoner who has his hands tied behind his back and his trousers down.”

Apparently, the prison authority “action” is to justify and deny:

The prison authority said the inmate had behaved “extremely provocatively”, disobeyed orders and refused to exchange civilian clothes for a prison uniform at the start of a 3-1/2 year jail sentence for robbery and assault.

Well, if that doesn’t deserve a beating by multiple staff, I don’t know what does…

Read more here and here.

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