Russia: Putin sends message with tortured suspects

Russia: Putin sends message with tortured suspects

Is torture now socially acceptable in Putin’s empire? A conversation with expert Olga Sadovskaya about the display of the alleged attackers in Moscow and what the Russian president wants to achieve with it.

The attackers are said to have killed 139 people in their attack on a concert hall in Moscow last Friday. When four of the suspected terrorists appear in court shortly afterwards, they show obvious signs of torture. The Russian Olga Sadovskaya is a lawyer and deputy chairwoman of the human rights organization Crew against Torture (CAT), which campaigns against torture. With the star She talks about what fate awaits the suspects in Russian captivity and what goals Putin is pursuing by displaying those arrested.

Source: Stern

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