Tag: police violence

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The governments of 21 countries, including the United States and five Latin American countries, condemned the "massive arrests and detentions" of demonstrators in Cuba and demanded respect for human rights on the island. The declaration...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The President of Colombia, Iván Duque, announced Monday a new chapter of transparency and respect for human rights in the National Police, during an event in which the new uniforms of the institution were...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Opposition senators accused this Monday in a censure motion debate by the Colombian Minister of Defense, Diego Molano, of those "politically responsible" for human rights violations committed by the security forces during the demonstrations...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL  - Some 800 people, including students, teachers, members of social organizations, and parents marched on Wednesday in the cities of Tuxtla Gutiérrez and San Cristóbal de las Casas, in the Mexican state of Chiapas, to...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The marches in Colombia, which continue after more than two weeks, are crying out today against sexual violence against demonstrators by security forces, after up to 16 cases were reported during these days of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Police violence in the Americas is a seemingly insurmountable disease that has penetrated the entire region despite constant calls for control and respect for human rights. Countries such as the United States, Brazil, Venezuela,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ombudsman's Office has received a report of 42 deaths during the protests against the Colombian government that has completed 14 days in the country, as reported Tuesday in a document in which it...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Maicon was two years old when military police killed him. It was April 15, 1996, and he was playing in front of his house in Acari, in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Twelve children were shot dead in 2020 in Rio de Janeiro State alone. This figure was reached last Friday, December 4h, with the double murder of Rebeca Beatriz Rodrigues dos Santos, 7, and Emilly...

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