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Tajikistan’s Investigators Rely Heavily on Violence – UN

The United Nation’s chief torture inspector has wrapped up a trip to Dushanbe, where he found that police and prosecutors employ violence against detainees as their “main investigatory tool.” He called on “the highest levels of authority” to pledge “zero tolerance” for torture.

These findings coincide with reports by rights groups, who say Tajikistan’s prisons and detention centers are rife with abuse, and point to several suspicious deaths in the past year as proof.

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Tajikistan’s Investigators Rely Heavily on Violence – UN

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