Italy: The alleged ill-treatment of Naser Hasani, a Rom from former Yugoslavia, by police officers in Florence
AI is seeking information from the Italian authorities about the outcome of a complaint of ill-treatment lodged by Naser Hasani against police officers in Florence in June 1994. Naser Hasani, a Rom from former Yugoslavia, resident in a Roma camp outside Florence, lodged the complaint after allegedly being beaten and racially insulted by three police officers on the night of 10 June 1994. He claims that the officers abandoned him after the beating. He was taken to hospital after walking back to the Roma camp. A medical certificate was reportedly issued, detailing cuts and bruises to the body.