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Georgia: Summary of Amnesty International's concerns

, Index number: EUR 56/004/1996

Amnesty International is concerned that some of the guarantees and laws adopted to protect human rights are not being fully implemented or observed. The organization is particularly concerned about allegations of unfair trials in political cases; the continued use of torture and ill-treatment in detention; and the continued use of the death penalty. In addition AI is concerned about various aspects of the situation in the disputed region of Abkhazia, the majority of which currently lies outside the de facto control of the Georgian authorities. This document presents a summary of these concerns, and includes Amnesty International's recommendations.

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