12/08/2017

Urgent Action Update: Prisoner Subjected To Forced Psychiatric Treatment (Russian Federation: UA 157.16)


Stanyslav Klykh, a Ukrainian national detained in Russia in 2014, has been subjected to forced psychiatric treatment by prison authorities. His mother is in Ukraine, unable to regularly visit him due to the prison’s remote location, and his health is rapidly deteriorating

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Stanyslav Klykh, a Ukrainian national detained in Russia in 2014, has been subjected to forced psychiatric treatment by prison authorities. His mother is in Ukraine, unable to regularly visit him due to the prison’s remote location, and his health is rapidly deteriorating

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling on the Russian authorities to immediately disclose the details of the treatment and medication Stanyslav Klykh was forced to take and ensure he has access to the adequate medical treatment he may require, including a full mental healthcare assessment by an independent expert;
  • Urging the authorities to carry out a prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into Stanyslav Klykh’s allegations of torture and other ill-treatment and ensure his access to effective remedies;
  • Urging the authorities to transfer Stanyslav Klykh to a prison colony closer to the Ukrainian border and ensure he has regular access to visits from his mother.

Contact below official by 19 January, 2018:

Prosecutor General
Yurii Yakovlevich Chaika
Prosecutor General’s Office
ul. B. Dmitrovka, d.15a 125993 Moscow
GSP- 3
Fax: +7 495 987 5841/ +7 495 692 1725
Salutation: Dear Prosecutor General

Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, Embassy of the Russian Federation
2650 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington DC 20007
Phone: 1 202 298 5700 I Fax: 1 202 298 5735
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @mfa_russia
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
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