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Law Enforcement

Friday, July 22, 2016 – 06:10

Rwandan authorities are rounding up poor people and arbitrarily detaining them in “transit centers” across the country, Human Rights Watch said today. The conditions in these centers are harsh and inhuman, and beatings are commonplace.

Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:20

Brazil is revising its security for next month’s Summer Olympic Games in the wake of the attack in Nice, France, that killed 84 people, officials said as they carried out the latest in a series of counterterrorism exercises.

Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:16

Mexico is currently in the process of implementing historic changes to its criminal justice system, but the planned reforms include due process exceptions in organized crime cases that could undermine the initiative’s intent.

Friday, July 15, 2016 – 06:38

In a ruling that clears the way for El Salvador to prosecute the perpetrators of war crimes committed during its brutal civil war, the country’s highest court has struck down an amnesty law that has protected soldiers, rebel fighters and death squads for more than two decades.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 – 07:01

Authorities insist that the Olympic Games will be safe for visitors, with 85,000 armed troops and police guarding Rio’s streets.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 – 06:18

South Africa’s stock of high-tech equipment to track down and apprehend poachers has been boosted to the tune of more than R12 million by US President Barack Obama’s national strategy to combat wildlife trafficking.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – 06:26

A bitter tug-of-war for control of Georgia’s top TV channel, Rustavi2, has impacted not only the country’s media-freedom credentials, but also raised nagging questions about the integrity of its legal system.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 – 06:57

In recent weeks vigilante groups encouraging citizens to take justice into their own hands have been springing up in Peru, using social media to advocate for the violent punishment of suspected criminals.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – 07:12

Costa Rica’s top security official has called for a new government body that specializes in fighting organized crime and drug trafficking, amid concerns over rising violence levels.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 – 06:28

Ghana’s mining industry has been benefiting from child labour in unlicensed mines, Human Rights Watch has said, after conducting field observations in the Western, Central and Ashanti Regions.