Russian prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into two prison officials over the high-profile death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. The deputy governor and chief doctor at Butyrskaya prison in Moscow are suspected of negligence causing death.
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?
Scientists Find Elevated Levels of Potentially Toxic Metals in Some Guatemalans Living Near Canadian-owned Mine, Recommend Further Studies
Environmental health scientists from the University of Michigan find that a sample of Guatemalans who live near a controversial gold and silver mine in the country's western highlands have higher levels of potentially toxic heavy metals in their urine and blood than a sample of residents who live farther from the mine.