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Private defense lawyer Omar Ernesto Silva Martínez has made a formal complaint after being repeatedly targeted with threatening calls and surveillance.
The U.S. government must do more to ensure policing practices nationwide are brought into line with international human rights standards and to address systemic racial discrimination.
He has now been charged with offenses punishable by the death penalty. The charges relate to an attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi in Libya in September 2012.
A woman was killed after municipal agents opened fire in order to remove street sellers from the road in proximity of a makeshift camp for displaced people in Port-au-Prince.