Video: Human Rights Violations in Russia’s Prisons

Another expanded report on the recent leaked videotapes exposing human rights abuses in Russia’s prisons. The dispute has moved on to the exact date of the recording – the authorities claim the video dates back to the 1990s, while others say it was actually recorded in 2006. The correspondent says that “If the images of the disputed recording are indeed recent, they suggest reemergence of the Gulag, the infamous Soviet prison system, where millions of political prisoners and criminals were subjected to beatings, forced labor, and temperatures of 40-below zero in distant isolation from the rest of the world.Original source.