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Greece: Alleged ill-treatment of Demitre Photopoulos by police officers

, Index number: EUR 25/037/1998

Demitre Photopoulos, a Greek and Canadian citizen volunteering with the organization "Medecins Sans Frontieres" in Athens was severely ill-treated by police officers during an identity check. This treatment continued at the police station where he was later released without charge. AI is calling for a full investigation into the incident by the Greek authorities.

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