Brazil's police accused of routinely killing suspects

Police in Brazil's two biggest cities, Sao Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, routinely commit unlawful executions, Human Rights Watch has alleged. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Amber Jackson - May 14, 2010 - 5:05 AM PDT
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Edited by: Kaizar Campwala - May 14, 2010 - 6:17 AM PDT

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by Amber Jackson - May. 14, 2010

This article is about citizens human rights being violated. Police in some parts of Brazil are killing people that they believe to be criminals and then reporting that the victims died in a shoot out or tried to resist arrest. This violates human rights on multiple levels. For one, Lying to cover up their wrong actions (which is a big mistake because their is evidence against them), and killing off innocent people that aren't proved to be criminals.

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