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January 23, 2016

Military police in São Paulo violently repressed peaceful protests in the city yet again last night in what Amnesty International is calling a threat to constitutional guarantees of freedom of expr...

Press Release
November 19, 2015

The decision by Rio de Janeiro State Public Prosecutor’s Office to prosecute the killing of a 10-year-old boy in a favela earlier this year is a positive sign towards ensuring the external oversigh...

Press Release
October 30, 2015

Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces appear to have used a Brazilian variant of internationally banned cluster munitions on a residential neighborhood in Ahma in Sa’da, northern Yemen, this week, woun...

Report
September 2, 2015

From the streets of Ferguson, Missouri to the favelas of Brazil, the police use of force and firearms makes global headlines when it turns fatal.

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