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Brazil police in spotlight as World Cup looms
Amnesty International report on excessive use of force by Brazil's police raises concerns ahead of football tournament.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2014 23:18 GMT
Death shines light on Brazil police brutality
Torture and killing of man raises concerns over security forces ahead of next year's football World Cup.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 09:49 GMT
Brazil activists question favela policing
Officials say security is improving, but campaigners say police are acting harshly ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 18:49 GMT
Brazil police jailed over prison massacre
Twenty-five officers sentenced to life in prison for their role in 1992 Carandiru massacre in which 111 inmates died.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 16:45 GMT
Police clash with protesters in Brazil
Police use tear gas to disperse protesters in Belo Horizonte, where semi-final of the Confederations Cup was being held.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 22:37 GMT
Brazil police clash with indigenous squatters
Tear gas fired on demonstrators at museum complex set for renovation ahead of 2014 World Cup.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 02:12 GMT
Brazil police take over Rio de Janeiro slums
Authorities try to clean up city's drug-riddled favelas in preparation for 2014 Soccer World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 00:07 GMT
Standoff continues over Brazil police strike
State governor says issue can be resolved through negotiations after state legislature is taken over in Salvador city.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2012 17:11 GMT
Brazil police storm slum near Sao Paulo
Landless families who were evicted after losing legal battle with owner fight police with sticks and clubs.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 04:06 GMT
Brazil police seize control of largest slum
Elite forces backed by military raid Rio de Janeiro's largest slum, Rocinha, to drive out armed drug gangs.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 09:15 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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