Romania: The alleged ill-treatment of Gabriela-Ioana Gavrila

Romania: The alleged ill-treatment of Gabriela-Ioana Gavrila

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Index Number: EUR 39/004/1994
Date Published: 16 November 1994
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, Romania

AI is concerned about the reported beating and ill-treatment by police officers of Gabriela-Ioana Gavrila on 4 July 1994. Two police officers reportedly arrested her as she left her flat. She was charged with being a prostitute. When she resisted attempts to take her away she was physically ill-treated. She was later questioned in the prosecutor's office about the business affairs of the firm where she was employed. Gabriela-Ioana Gavrila later complained to the prosecutor about the ill-treatment. She suspects that it and the criminal complaint against the firm where she works may be motivated by the dismissal from the same company of a temporary assistant.


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