Monday, May 2, 2016 - 07:11
Honduras authorities reported on the arrest of at least 21 police officers and two soldiers, because of their role in a complex extorsion net affecting thousands of citizens.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:44
A U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday that it is troubled by a group of international experts' complaints of obstacles to their investigation into the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico. Rupert Colville, spokesman for the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in a statement that the office is "concerned about the many challenges and obstacles reported by the experts," including the ability to examine other lines of investigation such the possible roles of the military and other officials in the case.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 06:36
43 students vanished in the city of Iguala one night in September 2014 amid violent, chaotic circumstances laid bare by an international panel of investigators who have been examining the matter for more than a year. The reason for the students’ abduction remains a mystery.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 06:17
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt sent what seemed like all of his men onto the streets of Cairo on Monday, in a show of force and anxiety aimed at preventing any protests against his rule, and denying his growing chorus of critics any public space.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 05:53
Police officers came under attack in a two-hour gunfight in the Mexican city of Acapulco, officials say. Several gunmen attacked a hotel where officers stay, in the tourist area Las Playas on Sunday evening.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 06:10
Although the Interior Ministry acknowledged a number of cases of police abuse reported by local and international media, top police officials have often dubbed the assaults "individual cases," adding, as if by explanation, that lower-ranked officers do not go through the same training and educational programs their superiors undertake.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 05:46
Witness testimony given to Mexico's human rights agency has implicated federal police in the 2014 disappearance of 43 student protestors from Iguala, opening a new line of inquiry in a landmark case that has yielded few clear answers.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:55
An army captain and a soldier were arrested Thursday as a video emerged showing a woman being tortured by troops and an apparent police officer, Mexico's defense ministry informed.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 05:55
International experts reviewing one of Mexico's most notorious crimes have accused parts of the Mexican government and its sympathizers of trying to block advances in the investigation and orchestrating a smear campaign against them.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 05:13
Reducing violence is not about controlling violent neighborhoods or even about controlling violent people. It is about inducing people to control themselves. That’s it. The best policing comes when no police are required.