Armenia: Allegations of ill-treatment - an update

Armenia: Allegations of ill-treatment - an update

Index Number: EUR 54/005/1995
Date Published: 1 November 1995
Categories: Armenia, Europe And Central Asia

In November 1995 the UN Committee aganist Torture examines Armenia's initial report under the Convention against Torture. This report outlines several allegations of torture and ill-treatment that have been made in 1995. AI is also concerned about allegations that a number of opposition journalists, lawyers and members of religious minorities have been physically assaulted by persons with links to official structures which have not been fully investigated by the police.

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