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Greece: New government should address police violence

Headline Title:  Greece: New government should address police violence 26 June 2012 Police in Greece routinely use excessive force including chemical sprays against largely peaceful demonstrators. Despite numerous accounts of people being brutalised during arrest or detention, authorities are refusing to acknowledge the extent of the problem thereby creating a climate of impunity, Amnesty International warned in a new report published today.“The newly established Greek government has an opportunity to acknowledge the extent of the police violence and take necessary steps to address…

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