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The Pedrinhas Penitentiary Complex has seen a slew of riots and mutinies in recent weeks.
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Despite some improvements, Amnesty International says police regularly oppress poor communities.
US submarine arrives in S Korea as tensions rise
Air strikes kill civilians fleeing Syria's Raqqa
Arkansas executes two on same gurney, hours apart
US officials in Afghanistan suggest Russia arms Taliban
North Korea threatens to sink approaching US carrier
Syria's war explained from the beginning
Al-Qaeda leader calls for 'guerrilla war' in Syria
'I will leave France if Le Pen becomes president'
'Maoist rebels' kill 25 soldiers in central India
N Korea warns of 'full-out war' with nuclear weapons
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