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Tamar Khidasheli Sends Letter to Ministry of Interior Affairs of Georgia

2009-06-18 20:00
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The detainees declare that they were severely beaten at the detention cell.

Furthermore, two of them experienced health problems prior to the arrest and their condition is increasingly worsening by their stay at the preliminary detention cell.

Tamar Khidasheli, Chairperson of Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) applies to MIA with a letter requesting full medical examination of the detainees.

Click here to view full text of the letter.