Carry Out New Resolution’s Guidelines to Curb Abuse
The council, led by Human Rights Minister Maria do Rosário, issued the resolution on November 28, 2012, following a public consultation with government officials, public security experts, and civil society representatives.
“Police officers in many parts of Brazil face real difficulties and dangers when confronting violent crime, and many of them have lost their lives in the line of duty,” said José Miguel Vivanco, Americas director at Human Rights Watch. “Unfortunately, their legitimate efforts to enforce the law have often been undermined by other officers who themselves engage in unlawful violence, executing people and falsely claiming their victims died in shootouts.” SEE MORE…
Filed under: Corrupcción, Crimen organizado, Gobierno nacional, Gobiernos locales, Ministerios de seguridad, Organismos internacionales, Organizaciones de sociedad civil, Percepción de inseguridad, Políticas de seguridad, Policías, Tráfico de drogas | Tagged: Brasil, crimen organizado, delincuencia, inseguridad, policía, seguridad pública, violencia |