Convicted Israeli Naama Issachar to appeal for pardon through Russian ombudsman Moskalkova
MOSCOW, January 27 (RAPSI) – Staffers of the office of Russia’s High Commissioner for Human Rights have helped Israeli citizen Naama Issachar sentenced to 7.5 years for trafficking and possession of drugs to draw up a petition for pardon.
Tatiana Moskalkova would support the petition addressed to President Vladimir Putin, RAPSI was told in the ombudsman’s press service on Monday.
Last week, Moskalkova met with the Israeli.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.