In the occupied territories is 25% of the area of correctional colonies of Ukraine, – an Old

На оккупированных территориях находится 25% площадей исправительных колоний Украины, - Старенький

In the occupied territories is 25% of the area of correctional colonies of Ukraine. About it on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine” said the head of the Public penitentiary service Sergey Starenky.

He believes that the proposed Ministry of justice version of the reform does not introduce significant changes in the operation of the prison system, and there are “signs outweigh”. According to him, the processes in the system remain the same.

“The manipulation of numbers and the number of convicts, who are now sitting in the colonies, too, obviously, because given the numbers that the colonies calculated on 220 thousand prisoners, and now sits 70 thousand, but does not say that 220 thousand, it’s a given those colonies that are on the occupied territories, is 25% of the area,” he said.

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At the same Old agrees on the need for reform, “but it must be the reform of processes that take place there. The elimination of corrupt elements, addressing the risks, empowering prisoners to work and earn money for various additional benefits, the reform of medicine, the reform of evaluation of parole”.

We will remind, today the Cabinet abolished DPTs and transferred its powers to the Ministry of justice, noting that such a step is optimization of the structure of the penal system. The explanatory note States that the project does not require public discussion. In addition, members of the staff of the SPSU will be reduced.