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Tajikistan: Torture unchecked in the absence of rule of law

Headline Title:  Tajikistan: Torture unchecked in the absence of rule of law 12 July 2012 The police told me “If we kill you we’ll chuck your body in the canal and no one will ever find you and we won’t get punished”Torture survivor 2012Torture, beatings and other ill-treatment are routine in places of detention in Tajikistan and thrive in a climate of widespread corruption and impunity, Amnesty International said in a new report in which it urged the authorities to roundly condemn and stamp out the practice.Shattered Lives: Torture and other ill-treatment by law enforcement officials…

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