The Maldives: Prisoners of conscience / fear of torture or ill-treatment

The Maldives: Prisoners of conscience / fear of torture or ill-treatment

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Index Number: ASA 29/005/1998
Date Published: 7 July 1998
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, Maldives

There are fears for the safety of at least ten people recently arrested on account of the peaceful exercise of their religious beliefs. Detainees have reportedly been ill-treated and tortured - several reportedly as punishment for refusing to renounce their Christian beliefs.


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