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Russian Federation: Detained Ingush activist ill-treated: Magomed Khazbiev

, Index number: EUR 46/016/2011

Activist Magomed Khazbiev is being held in administrative detention in Ingushetia. He was repeatedly beaten by police and is being denied access to medication he relies on. Magomed Khazbiev was sentenced on 24 March 2011 to 10 days of administrative detention for ‘organizing street disturbances’. He denies organizing the protest that he attended. Prior to the detention, he was taking medicines for a severe upper abdominal condition. Police have refused to accept the medicines which his family have attempted to take to him.

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