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Federal Republic of Germany: The alleged torture of Binyamin Safak

, Index number: EUR 23/017/1995

AI is concerned about the reported ill-treatment and racial abuse by police officers of Binyamin Safak, a German-born man of Turkish nationality, on 12 April 1995. He was hospitalized for a week after the alleged assault and his injuries are described in a medical certificate. Binyamin Safk has lodged a complaint about his ill treatment. A complaint has been lodged against him by the police for "resisting state authority". AI is calling for the allegations of ill-treatment to be investigated impartially, speedily and thoroughly.

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