Russia announced a hunger strike of 24 citizen of Tajikistan, which after the liberation of the prison was again placed in isolation. About this June 28, reported “Radio Ozodi”.
Aliens, the term of imprisonment which came to an end in April, are in the custody of the Russian region of Mordovia.
One of the hunger, Ilhomjon of Zaripov, told the Radio “Ozodi” that they don’t eat for two days and only drink water.
“We protest against the indifference of Tajik and Russian authorities. Conditions in prison are no better than prison. We called the employee of the detention center and told him that we give up eating and declare a hunger strike. Contacted the Embassy and they said that the FMS needs to buy us tickets and deported home,” he explained.
The Ambassador of Tajikistan in Russia Imamuddin Sattori said that in custody “are impatient and do not want to understand the situation.”
“We have just started to work in this direction. If the border were open, they would have already been at home,” – said the representative of the foreign Ministry of Tajikistan.
According to him, when sending home a priority women, the elderly and the sick.
The number of Tajik citizens arrested and convicted for committing crimes on the territory of the Russian Federation, up to 10 thousand, according to “Radio Ozodi”.