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Mexico: Fear for safety/ torture/ ill-treatment

, Index number: AMR 41/001/2006

Aureliano Álvarez Gómez and Tiburcio Gómez Pérez, inmates of the state prison number 14 "El Amate", in Cintalapa municipality, Chiapas state, have been tortured and ill-treated by other prisoners, reportedly with the consent of the prison authorities. Amnesty International is concerned for their safety and that of other inmates who are holding a protest in the prison.

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