Russian ombudsman Moskalkova visits convicted Israeli Naama Issachar in penal colony
MOSCOW, January 24 (RAPSI) – Russia’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova on Friday met with Israeli citizen Naama Issachar sentenced to 7.5 years for trafficking and possession of drugs in a penal colony, the ombudsman’s press service reports.
Moskalkova communicated to the convict, checked her jail conditions and quality of medical care. According to the rights commissioner, the woman is generally in a good mood.
The Israeli also did not complain about the incarceration conditions, the ombudsman stated.
Earlier, the warden of the penal colony in the Moscow Region, where Naama Issachar serves her sentence, was reprimanded for unlawfully denying her visitations of her mother.
According to Moskalkova, last year first deputy mayor of the town of Ashkelon in Israel asked her to protect Issachar’s rights; the ombudsman promised to sort out the situation.