Justice for Sergei

Sergei Magnitsky was not your average human rights activist or anti-corruption crusader. He was just another Russian lawyer working as a tax specialist at a Moscow law firm. Yet when he uncovered the largest tax fraud in Russian history -committed by government officials- he became a whistleblower who paid the ultimate price. He died on November 16, 2009, doubled over in pain, lying in a straitjacket in the notorious Butyrka detention centre in Moscow.

~ by George on 08.04.11.

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