Chile: Fear for safety / health concern
Carlos Gutierrez, Rodolfo Retamales, Sergio Vasquez and another 16 male political prisoners: Amnesty International is concerned for the health and safety of all the above-named individuals. On 18 October 1997, during the transfer by members of the Special Anti-riot Unit of the police of 16 male political prisoners from the maximum security prison in Santiago (CAS) to Colina 2 Prisonl,Carlos Gutierrez, Rodolfo Retamales and Sergio Vasquez were injured. The 16 male transferred were reportedly beaten during the transfer. All men are being held in punishment cells.