Human Rights Watch issued a report this week suggesting that Brazilian police have gone way out of bounds in dealing with crime suspects -- taking justice into their own hands and killing thousands of them in recent years. To take a closer look at police human rights abuses in Brazil and other countries such as Nigeria, Maria Hinojosa interviews Maki Haberfeld.
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Chinese authorities are struggling to contain riots by Han Chinese rioters who seek better protection from attacks by Uighurs. Over 500 syringe needle attacks have occurred in the last few weeks.
Riot police in Tehran followed through on their threats to crush any new demonstrations against Iran's disputed presidential election, using tear gas and gunfire to break up protests. View images, blogs and video from Iran's continued unrest.