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Bulgaria: The reported ill-treatment and death under suspicious circumstances of Angel Zubchikov

, Index number: EUR 15/019/1996

Amnesty International is concerned at reports that Angel Zubchikov, a 17-year-old Rom, died after having been ill-treated in police custody. Similar incidents have occurred repeatedly and there is further concern at what seems to have become a pattern of police violence and impunity. Amnesty International is urging the authorities to ensure that the investigation into his death is thorough and impartial.

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