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Turkmenistan: "Measures of persuasion": recent concerns about possible prisoners of conscience and ill-treatment of political opponents

, Index number: EUR 61/003/1996

This report features the cases of four possible prisoners of conscience, some 20 people detained following an anti-government protest and two political activists in psychiatric hospital. It mentions cases of ill-treatment by police and suspected government agents. It also outlines AI's concerns about the continued use of the judicial death penalty and poor prison conditions.

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