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As Brazil finalizes the preparations for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympic Games in August, there is a high risk of increasing human rights violations in the context of public security operations. The organizers have failed to meet the promised conditions, and human rights violations in the context of public security operations are still taking place.
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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.