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July 2011

Doctors’ NGO Says Magnitsky’s Death Documentation Incomplete

Radio Free Europe

The U.S.-based organization Physicians for Human Rights says it is concerned by the official documentation related to the death in jail of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, RFE/RL’s Russian Service reports.

Magnitsky, an attorney for the investment firm Hermitage Capital, died in pretrial detention in November 2009. Officials said he died of heart failure. Human rights activists and his former colleagues, however, say he died because he was denied medical treatment.

On July 19, Physicians for Human Rights issued its report on Magnitsky’s death based on 44 documents provided by his relatives. The documents include Magnitsky’s letters to his family and his written requests to the management of the detention center to provide him with medical treatment.

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