Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 06:49
The events reveal that the security forces intimidated and encircled the demonstrators, violating the principle of proportionality when dispersing the protest, and gave chase through the streets of downtown São Paulo.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 07:38
Seven policemen who watched five teenagers burn to death in a juvenile detention center in Panama after firing teargas into their cell have been sentenced to prison in verdicts welcomed Tuesday by relatives of the victims. The female director of the facility and a civilian guard were also ordered incarcerated over the deaths, which occurred in Panama City on Jan. 9, 2011.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 07:43
Former People’s Party (PP) publicity secretary Hophmally Makande yesterday told the court in Lilongwe that ex-deputy Inspector General (IG) of Police Nelson Bophani masterminded the shooting of former Ministry of Finance budget director Paul Mphwiyo.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 06:27
There are more journalists imprisoned in Egypt this year than ever before as the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi continues to “use the pretext of national security to clamp down on dissent”, according to analysis by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 07:03
More than two dozen senior military and police officials in Burundi have gone on trial for their alleged involvement in a failed coup attempt to oust President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:28
The Egyptian government has intensified its crackdown against members of the news media in recent weeks, arresting one prominent journalist and preparing to bring another to trial, as the number of reporters detained in Egypt has hit its highest level in decades, according to human rights campaigners and press freedom groups.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:30
President Santos announced a new commission will investigate a massive police corruption scandal involving illegal surveillance and a male prostitution ring.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:22
The Interior Ministry has reported that 17,046 individuals,were arrested on a variety of charges during November, including those linked to the Tunis terror attack on 24th November which killed twelve members of the Presidential Guard and injured many more.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:12
It amounts to a rare effort to push for public officials to face consequences for abuses and a who's who of Mexican human rights groups and prominent academics have put their weight behind it.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 06:40
In 2013 and 2014, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) counted 114 deaths in police detention, and said the true numbers are likely to be higher. It is still compiling statistics for this year.