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Burundi: Fear of torture and ill-treatment

, Index number: AFR 16/042/2001

Zamda, a suspected member of an armed opposition group, was amongst at least 40 people arrested by members of the Burundian armed forces between 22 and 25 November 2001 in the southern province of Makamba. He is being held at Mabanda military camp, Makamba province, where he is at serious risk of torture or ill-treatment, which are widely used in the early stages of detention.

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