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Cucchi, I appeal to the Head of State, hands off the crime of torture

2023-03-24T16:29:50.399Z


Senator of the Italian Left-Alleanza Verde Ilaria Cucchi appeals to the head of state so that the aggravating circumstance of the crime of torture is not canceled from the law "as the Brothers of Italy intend to do" with a pdl deposited in the Chamber and ass. (ANSA)


(ANSA) - ROME, MARCH 24 - Senator Ilaria Cucchi of the Italian Left-Alleanza Verde party is appealing to the head of state so that the aggravating circumstance of the crime of torture is not canceled from the legal system "as Fratellid'Italia intends to do" with a pdl filed with the Chamber and assigned to the Justice Commission.

"It is news of these hours the suspension of 23 agents of the Biella prison accused by the judiciary of state torture against 3 prisoners and in the same hours we learn of the assignment in the Justice Commission of the Chamber of a bill by Fdi which wants to repeal torture This is a very serious fact. It is a lie to argue that torture does not exist in Italy. To ignore it and turn away is already a violation of human rights and I know this because the

I tried it on my skin.

More than one judge before the introduction of this law found himself unable to proceed because the law did not exist.


   We fought for its introduction and now I appeal to all political forces especially to the President of the Republic: hands off the law that punishes torture", declares the senator who adds: "Those who are afraid of the crime of torture legitimize torture". (ANSA ).


Source: ansa

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