BUTYRKA PRISON PROHIBITS USE OF TAPE RECORDERS.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 81
Officialsat Moscow’s Butyrka prison have banned the use of tape recordersby lawyers visiting their clients, Izvestiya reported August11. The jail authorities said that such devices could be usedto bring information in to the jail and thus violated the rightof the authorities to keep prisoners isolated. Lawyers have beentold to take notes instead.
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