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'Chilli powder and thinner' depicts teen detainee's brush with police brutality - Malaysiakini

Suaram and the FreedomFilmFest have collaborated to premiere a short animation last night depicting a detainee’s experience of police brutality while in lock-up, titled “Chilli Powder and Thinner”.

It is based on the real-life experience of a teenager, San (not his real name), who was arrested and beaten by the police along with two other individuals.

In the animation, they are shown being tied up and beaten with objects such as wooden sticks and rubber pipes, before their bodies were smeared with…