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Mexico: Further information on fear for safety / Fear of ill-treatment

, Index number: AMR 41/038/1999

Benito García and Celerino García were released on 6 December 1999 after a court found no grounds on which to hold them. Both men were allegedly severely beaten by the Police, after they were arrested on 29 November.

PUBLIC AI Index: AMR 41/38/99
8 December 1999
Further information on EXTRA 175/99 (AMR 41/37/99, 3 December 1999) - Fear
for Safety / Fear of ill-treatment
MEXICOBenito García
Celerino García
Benito García and Celerino García were released on 6 December 1999 after a
court found no grounds on which to hold them.
Both men were allegedly severely beaten by the Policía Judicial del Estado
(PJE), Judicial State Police, after they were arrested on 29 November. Amnesty
International is not aware that there has been any investigation into the
beatings.
No further action is needed from the Urgent Action Network. Thank you to all
those who sent appeals.

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