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Mexico: Further information: Tortured prisoner of conscience released: Ángel Amílcar Colón Quevedo

, Index number: AMR 41/040/2014

Prisoner of conscience and torture victim Ángel Amílcar Colón Quevado was released from prison in Tepic, Nayarit state, after more than five years in pre-trial detention. Amnesty International believes that his torture, detention and prosecution were the result of discrimination based on his ethnic origin and his status as an undocumented migrant.

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