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Brazil: World Cup accompanied by excessive use of force, arbitrary detention and ill-treatment by police forces

News Jun 17, 2014 - The World Cup started one week ago and demonstrations in Brazil are still ongoing. Thousands of Brazilians protest against government corruption and the

OHCHR: UN human rights expert calls for a global reform on laws on the use of force by the police

News Jun 17, 2014 - In his recent report on the use of lethal force by law enforcement officials worldwide, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary


Country Situations Mar 20, 2014


Country Situations Mar 04, 2014

North Korea: UN Commission of Inquiry reports on wide-ranging crimes against humanity

News Feb 20, 2014 - The UN Commission of Inquiry in North Korea, established by the Human Rights Council in March 2013, just published its final report, in

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Atlas of Torture Project

Final Comparative Report published