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Russian Federation: Further information on torture/ill-treatment/health concern/non-provision of medical care/intimidation/harassment: Zubair Isaevich Zubairaev (m)

, Index number: EUR 46/006/2009

Zubair Zubairaev has again reportedly been severely beaten on both 18 and 24 February. On a recent visit to the prison his lawyer saw the marks from the beatings on his face and has stated that Zubair Zubairaev’s health has been gravely affected. Wounds on his legs from previous alleged beatings and incidents of torture are not healing and are festering. He is not receiving adequate medical care. After the most recent incidents he was placed in an isolation cell as punishment for allegedly possessing a painkilling tablet.

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