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Serbia and Montenegro: Alleged torture during "Operation Sabre"

, Index number: EUR 70/019/2003

Amnesty International is deeply concerned about detailed allegations of torture of detainees by security forces in connection with "Operation Sabre" - a large-scale clampdown on elements of organized crime seen by the authorities to have been behind the assassination of Prime Minister Zoran Ðindic on 12 March 2003. It is calling on the Serbian authorities to undertake prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigations into all the allegations of torture and ill-treatment, and to allow representatives of domestic and international human rights groups unfettered access to privately interview any of the detainees

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