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Sergei Magnitsky

US House Passes Trade Bill That Includes Sanctions for Russians Involved in Magnitsky Death

11/16/2012

PHR applauds today’s vote by the US House of Representatives to pass legislation that would place sanctions on Russians implicated in the torture and death three years ago of a Russian anti-corruption lawyer.

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Sergei Magnitsky

Magnitsky: Destruction of Samples Prevents Justice

06/05/2012

The cremation of tissue, organs, and other samples in the death investigation of 37-year-old lawyer Sergei Magnitsky appears to be a calculated attempt to prevent justice. Magnitsky died following 358 days in police custody in Moscow in November 2009.

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Afghan Mass Grave

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President Obama Called to Act on Promise to Investigate Dasht-e-Leili Massacre

12/13/2011

In a letter dated December 9, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) asked President Obama to make good on his promise to investigate the massacre of prisoners by the Northern Alliance, US allies.

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Following Death of Qaddafi, PHR Calls for Justice and Accountability for All

10/21/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today renewed its calls for justice and accountability in Libya in the wake of questions surrounding the circumstances of Muammar Qaddafi’s death.

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In-Custody Death in Moscow Due to Calculated and Deliberate Neglect and Inhumane Treatment

07/18/2011

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.

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