Amnesty points to Cyprus detention of irregular migrants in report

May 23, 2013 5:43 AM

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Amnesty points to Cyprus detention of irregular migrants in report

Amnesty points to Cyprus detention of irregular migrants in report The report mainly refers to prolonged periods of detention of irregular migrants �with no alternative measures being considered.� It also mentions allegations of police ill-treatment of peaceful activists, which �have been denied by the authorities.� FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE • A rather brief in comparison to other countries reference to Cyprus is included in the Amnesty International report on the state of the world�s human rights for 2012.

The report mainly refers to prolonged periods of detention of irregular migrants �with no alternative measures being considered.� It also mentions allegations of police ill-treatment of peaceful activists, which �have been denied by the authorities.� At the same time an Amnesty International officia...

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