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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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