Amnesty International Campaigns Against Police Violence in Rio

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Concerned about the number of violent deaths in Rio de Janeiro, many at the hands of police officers, international non-government organization, Amnesty International launched a campaign on Thursday to pressure the state’s government to speak out against police violence.

With the slogan 'Say No To Execution' the campaign by the international NGO will also give state officials suggestions including setting up a task force to guarantee the speedy and independent investigation of deaths from Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?