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Fifteen officials found guilty of abusing Genoa G8 protesters

Amnesty International welcomes the fact that the Italian magistrates have held individuals accountable for the brutalities that occurred in the Bolzaneto detention facility in Genoa, Italy. “This is a good first step towards accountability for the human rights abuses that occurred during the...
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European Court reaffirms ban on torture

The European Court of Human Rights has re-affirmed the absolute prohibition of torture and other inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. In the court’s ruling in the case of Saadi v Italy on Thursday, it found “substantial grounds had been shown for believing that there is a real...