Why do Belarusian inmates cut veins and swallow spoons? Former prisoner with such background explains
Suicide attempts and cases in which prisoners themselves seriously damage their own health are not uncommon in Belarusian colonies and remand prisons. Often this is not due to depression or suicidal tendencies, but is an attempt to enforce internal regulations or even save lives.
She cannot bear humiliation and torture: Elderly cancer patient writes death note awaiting trial for insulting policeman