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Dominican Republic: Torture Denouncers Threatened By Police (UA 91/14)
Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police custody. Two men were shot dead by police in September.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.