Italy: G8 Genoa policing operation of July 2001

Index Number: EUR 30/012/2001

This document contains a summary of AI’s key concerns regarding the G8 Genoa policing operation. Those concerns include the use of firearms and excessive force by the police, the denial of the right to freedom of expression and assembly, the ill-treatment and arbitrary arrest of some protestors. The report also examines the investigations into the police conduct that have so far emerged and makes recommendations for an effective Commission of Inquiry

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