Open letter to the Government of the Bahamas regarding the Communication to the House of Assembly on the Investigation of Allegations of Abuse and Inhumane Conditions at the Detention Centre on Carmichael Road, 8 December 2004

Open letter to the Government of the Bahamas regarding the Communication to the House of Assembly on the Investigation of Allegations of Abuse and Inhumane Conditions at the Detention Centre on Carmichael Road, 8 December 2004

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Index Number: AMR 14/003/2004
Date Published: 20 December 2004
Categories: Americas, Bahamas

In this open letter, Amnesty International writes in response to the report "Communication to the Honourable House of Assembly On the Investigation of Allegations of Abuse and Inhumane Conditions at the Detention Centre at Carmichael Rd". In the light of this report's findings, and other long-standing concerns, the Organisation urges the Bahamian Governemnt to establish an independent inquiry into conditions of detention for asylum-seekers and other migrants in the Bahamas in the Carmichael Detention Centre.


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