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Russian Federation: Torture and ill-treatment: Comments on the Second Periodic Report submittted to the United Nations Committee against Torture

, Index number: EUR 46/046/1996

This report examines the issues surrounding torture and ill-treatment in Russia, and presents Amnesty International's recommendations. Amnesty International has received numerous reports of torture and ill-treatment of criminal suspects in police custody and in prisons throughout the Russian Federation, and within the context of the conflict in Chechnya. Ethnic minorities are particularly vulnerable.

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