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Brazilian police face accusations of brutality and abuse

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Brazilian police face accusations of brutality and abuse

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.

Posted: December 10, 2009 15:41   Comments: 2
Chinese authorities seek to quell new Xinjiang unrest

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Chinese authorities seek to quell new Xinjiang unrest

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.

Posted: September 4, 2009 16:41   Comments: 2
Iranian police use gunfire, tear gas to break up protests

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Iranian police use gunfire, tear gas to break up protests

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.

Posted: June 22, 2009 13:44   Comments: 1
Boy’s death sparks violent riots in Greece

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Boy’s death sparks violent riots in Greece

Hundreds of Greek youth riot across the country after police shot and killed a 15-year-old boy on Saturday.

Posted: December 8, 2008 15:54   Comments: 2
Afghan police aided attack on U.S. soldiers

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Afghan police aided attack on U.S. soldiers

Eric Schmitt of The New York Times discusses reports that Afghan police officials aided the Taliban in carrying out attacks on U.S. soldiers in July.

Posted: November 4, 2008 13:46   Comments: 0

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