IHRC observer, Osama Daneshyar visits Mauritius on a fact-finding mission as to the state of human rights in the justice system. He reports on his trip.
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Following a one-week fact-finding mission to the Republic of Mauritius, Osama Daneshyar prepared this report which covers the various persons he has met. During his trip, he met with members of the Bar whose clients faced constitutional rights abuses as well as Lawyers who were placed under unwarranted pressure from authorities. He also met with members from the medical profession, victims of human rights violations and the Attorney General of the Republic of Mauritius among other. The report comprises of specific instances of human rights violations, in particular the death in custody of Kaya, the torture of Cehl Meeah (also known as Mohammed Cehl Fakemeeah), and the degrading and inhuman treatment that Mr Maurice Toste was subjected to.