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The Public Security Secretary and many other high-level State officials have been replaced following the teachers’ protest and police repression on 29 April in Paraná State, south Brazil. The Public Defender’s Office informed Amnesty International that all those detained during the protest were released but will be subject to criminal investigation.
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Since 2014, Boko Haram has killed at least 5,500 Nigerian civilians and abducted at least 2,000 women and girls, many of whom been forced into sexual slavery and trained to fight.