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India: Further information on police brutality / use of excessive force / fear of ill-treatment

, Index number: ASA 20/013/1998

Since 20 May 1998 there have been further arrests of peaceful protesters at the site of the Maheshwar Dam project. Many of the protests have been broken up by force and some of the protesters have had to be hospitalised. AI is particularly concerned at threats made against women protesters.

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