"The Perverse Side of Things"

"The Perverse Side of Things"
Torture, Inadequate Detention Conditions, and Excessive Use of Force by Guinean Security Forces

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I. Summary

II. Background

III. Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of Suspects in Police Custody

IV. Prolonged Pre-trial Detention in Guinean Prisons

V. Prison Conditions

VI. Excessive Use of Force and the Killing of Unarmed Demonstrators

VII. Conclusion

VIII. Recommendations


August 2006     Volume 18, No. 7(A)