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Mali: Detainee Restraints Causing Grievous Injuries

Expand  Former detainees show scars on their arms as a result of being restrained with cords or their own turbans  tied tightly around their upper arms by Malian security forces during military operations near Mondoro, December 2018. © 2019 Corinne Dufka for Human Rights Watch Some Malian military units are using a method to restrain detainees during counterterrorism operations that has led to amputations and other serious injuries, Human Rights Watch said today. The Defense Ministry should urgently adopt international standards for treating prisoners and end the abusive practice, which amounts…

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