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Tajikistan: "Murder suspect" tortured to confess

, Index number: EUR 60/006/2012

A 45-year-old man was arrested on 13 July on suspicion of the murder of President Rahmon’s brother-in-law. He is now in police custody in the capital, Dushanbe, where witnesses say he has been tortured and otherwise ill-treated to force him to confess.

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