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Torture is ‘Systemic and Endemic’ in Azerbaijan

  • Torture Prevention Body Publishes Damning Reports

Torture in Azerbaijan by police and other law enforcement agencies is “systemic and endemic,” according to a report from the Council of Europe’s torture prevention body.

  • Giorgi Gogia
  • HRW

The report by The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT), based on six visits to Azerbaijan from 2004 through 2017, documented repeated cases of “severe physical ill-treatment” of…

Giorgi 1aThe cases appeared to follow a consistent pattern: mostly occurring in…

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