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Moldova: Public Appeal: Allegations of arbitrary detention and police torture and ill-treatment of Roma

, Index number: EUR 59/002/2005

Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of three Roma, all of whom are reportedly being held incommunicado by police in the capital, Chisinãu following an armed raid on the Romani community in the town of Yedintsy, in the north of the country, in or around 18 July 2005. Mikhail Kaldarar was detained on 18 July and Vasilii Kodrian and his wife, Anna Kodrian, were detained on 18 August. All three are believed to be at risk of torture or ill-treatment and there are concerns for the health of Anna Kodrian.

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