Italy: A briefing for the UN Committee against Torture

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 30/002/1999

In this document AI expresses concern that Italy, having adopted a number of legislative measures designed to combat the use of torture and ill-treatment, has not yet fully respected them in practice.The paper also summarizes the main findings about torture and ill-treatment of prisoners which have been issued by various inter-governmental organizations since 1995.

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