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India: Time to act to stop torture and impunity in West Bengal

, Index number: ASA 20/033/2001

This report gives evidence of widespread abuse of police powers in West Bengal, including illegal detention, corruption, extortion, and torture and ill-treatment - highlighting several cases which demonstrate these patterns. The report also sets out a series of recommendations for the Government of West Bengal, police officials, judicial officers and members of civil society, to end the practice of torture in the state.

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