By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A UN report released on Thursday criticized Brazil’s legal infrastructure, claiming that it used “excessive use of deprivation of liberty” as punishment while also not providing enough legal assistance to the poor. The report was made by the UN’s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, who visited Brazil at the behest of the government.
The team drew attention to some worrying statistics after their ten-day visit, in which they investigated . . .