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PNG: Video of man mauled by police dogs must be investigated

18 March 2014 The Papua New Guinea authorities must carry out an independent investigation into alleged brutality by a police dog squad, after a graphic video depicted a seemingly defenceless man being repeatedly attacked, said Amnesty International. In the film, which has been shared on social media, the man is seen sitting on the ground, surrounded by officers holding three leashed dogs as they lunge and attack him.While the footage has not yet been verified, it raises serious concerns about torture and other ill-treatment by police.“This appalling incident raises serious questions about…

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