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Bolivia: Medical Action - Ill-health of Francisco Cortés, Peasant Leader

, Index number: AMR 18/008/2003

Amnesty International is concerned about the poor health of Francisco Cortés, a peasant leader of Colombian nationality, currently being held in a maximum security prison. Public statements made by Cortés' lawyer indicate that he is suffering from hepatitis, headaches, serious sight problems and constant nosebleeds.

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