26 Jul 2019

Fiji group calls for police, prison brutality to stop

2:18 pm on 26 July 2019

Fiji's corrections and police departments have been urged to work swiftly with the country's Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission to stop torture and degrading treatment by its staff.

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Photo: RNZI/Johnny Blades

The Citizens' Constitutional Forum said it is concerned at the increasing reports of alleged assaults on people in police or prison custody

The forum's acting chief executive Louchrisha Hussain has called for an independent and thorough investigation into the allegations.

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