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Lebanon: Death in custody and torture claims must be investigated

Headline Title:  Lebanon: Death in custody and torture claims must be investigated 09 July 2013 The Lebanese authorities must conduct a full investigation into the death in custody of Nader al-Bayoumi, a 35-year-old man detained following armed clashes between the Lebanese army and fighters supporting the Sunni Muslim cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Asseer in Sidon, south Lebanon, last month, said Amnesty International. In a new briefing published today the organization also detailed allegations of torture and mistreatment of others arrested - including a child.Amnesty International has seen…

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