Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced that calculated, deliberate and inhumane neglect ultimately led to the death of 37-year-old anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Magnitsky died following 358 days in police custody in Moscow in November 2009. The high profile case has focused international attention on human rights abuse and corruption in Russia.
Investigators have charged the two doctors ostensibly responsible for Sergei Magnitsky’s death.
Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer and Washington Director, will be honored by the Stewart Mott Foundation and the Open Society Foundation for his contributions to human rights.
PHR strongly supports calls for a thorough investigation into allegations of organ trafficking in Kosovo?
Mexican Authorities Urged to Conduct a Serious Investigation into Death of American Journalist Brad Will
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urges Mexican authorities to conduct a serious investigation into the shooting death of US journalist Brad Will. In going forward, the Mexican prosecutor's office (Procuradurîa General de la Republica — PGR) should take into account the forensic findings reported by PHR's International Forensic Program