Brittney Griner Likely To Be ‘Jumped In Bathrooms’, Tortured, And Forced Into ‘Slave-Like’ Conditions In Russian Prison

We’re beginning to learn more about the horrific conditions of Brittney Griner’s new penal colony.

Last week it was reported that Griner had been transported to the IK-2 penal colony, which is considered one of the worst penal colonies in Russia, to serve out her 9-year prison sentence.

According to former prisoners who served at IK-2, Griner is “likely to be tortured and will hear slurs no one ever should hear.”

Musician Nadya Tolokonnikova of the activist group Pussy Riot spent two years in a penal colony in Russia and detailed her experience during an interview with MSNBC. Tolokonnikova says Griner can expect to work up to 16 hours a day and expect slave-like conditions while being tortured repeatedly by prison guards.

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