India: fear of ill-treatment / arbitrary arrest/ medical concern: 188 Bhutanese people from refugee camps in eastern Nepal

India: fear of ill-treatment / arbitrary arrest/ medical concern: 188 Bhutanese people from refugee camps in eastern Nepal

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Index Number: ASA 20/012/1996
Date Published: 21 March 1996
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, India

On 19 March 1996, 188 Bhutanese were allegedly ill-treated by Indian police as they were taken into custody in West Bengal. Some are reported to have sustained injuires. AI fears that they may be subjected to further ill-treatment whilst in detention.


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