By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter
BRASILIA, BRAZIL – An interagency workgroup for the defense of citizens in Rio de Janeiro state was created last week to follow up on human rights violations committed by public security agents.
"This is an unprecedented experience in the field of public security and justice and the process is as important as the outcome. Being able to have this environment of dialogue and exchange of ideas and continuous debate is very important to be able to move forward," regional prosecutor, Marcelo de Figueiredo Freire, said during the announcement of the group’s formation.
According to Freire . . .