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Dominican Republic: Further information: Torture denouncers threatened by police: Ana Patricia Fermín

, Index number: AMR 27/014/2014

Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since April 2014 after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police custody in the northern outskirts of Santo Domingo, the capital. Her husband and one of the tortured men were shot dead by police in September. Her safety remains at risk.