Tag: Human Rights Watch (HRW)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The former president of Bolivia, Carlos Mesa, considered this Sunday that the 10-year prison sentence against the former interim president Jeanine Áñez is a "great procedural fraud" that violated the rule of law and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The report, prepared by 10 independent experts who monitor the implementation of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, refers to "the lack of independence and autonomy of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile's president Sebastián Piñera gave a statement to the Prosecutor's Office as part of a lawsuit for alleged crimes against humanity committed during the 2019 protests, government sources confirmed on Thursday. Piñera gave his testimony...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday, May 7, Justice Edson Fachin of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) described as "serious" the allegations of abuses in the police operation in a Rio de Janeiro favela, whose death toll is...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Demonstrators from the favela of Jacarezinho gathered this Friday in front of the Civil Police facilities in Rio de Janeiro to demand justice for the 25 lives lost the day before in a violent...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A violent police operation carried out this Thursday, May 6, against a group of criminals in a favela in Rio de Janeiro, left at least 25 dead after an intense shootout and at a...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 400 human rights defenders have been killed in Colombia since 2016, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday, February 10th, holding President Ivan Duque responsible for not taking action to prevent killings. In a...

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