Torture alleged in Uganda

This editorial calls for investigation into two recent cases in Uganda in which groups of defendants brought to court were suffering from apparent physical abuse by police, emphasizing that “it is … not right for the police to take the law into their own hands and torture suspects either as a way of extracting information from them or as a form of punishment.”

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One Response to Torture alleged in Uganda

  1. jspndy says:

    As Peter Manning said in 1980, the central question is why the police are violent with such impunity. Why did the judges not require the police to explain the visible injuries of the suspects?

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