Mass Poisoning in Ivatsevichy Jail

2007 2007-06-14T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the evening of 12 June and in the morning of 13 June the medical department of Ivatsevichy colony was filled with the prisoners who said they felt bad.

24 persons were put into a hospital with a diagnosis similar to intoxication. However, by the afternoon theirs state became better and they were signed out.

Workers of the sanitary control of the Department of punishment implementation stated that one of the reasons for intoxication could be the hot weather.