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Russian Federation: Further Information on UA 13/08: Health concern /unfair trial: Vasilii Georgievich Aleksanian (also spelled as Vasily Alexanyan)

, Index number: EUR 46/009/2008

Vasilii Aleksanian, who suffers from lymphatic cancer, tuberculosis and AIDS, was transferred from a detention facility to hospital on 8 February 2008. His family and lawyers were not told where he was moved to. Although his lawyers were subsequently able to find out where he was being treated, neither they nor his relatives have been allowed to visit him.

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