RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge (PGR) spoke out against Ministry of Justice Ordinance No. 666, which provides for summary deportation and bans foreigners suspected of involvement in specific crimes, such as terrorism and child sexual exploitation, from being allowed into Brazil.
She claims that the provision violates the principle of "human dignity".
In an Action for Breach of Fundamental Precept filed at the Federal Supreme Court (STF), the prosecutor general states that "by establishing the anomalous features of 'summary deportation' and 'repatriation' merely 'upon suspicion', not consistent with the scope circumscribed by legal and constitutional rules . . .