Still, Campos persisted, filing more than 15 police reports over the years, and providing evidence to support her complaints. In October, Congress approved a bill, promoted by the army, that will shield soldiers accused of unlawful killings of civilians from prosecution in civilian courts, moving such trials to military courts. It started with insults, a few kicks, what seemed to Taise Campos like small abuses. State disciplinary codes and the military criminal code subject officers to expulsion from the force and prison sentences for offenses such as criticizing a superior officer or a government decision. In response, Brazil facilitated residency permits for them, while it called for the re-establishment of democracy in Venezuela. Some commanders use those norms to impose disproportionate punishments on officers who advocate for police reform or voice complaints.
Leah. Age: 24.
Police detained several suspects only after a video of the beating—apparently recorded by one of the aggressors—appeared on social media.
Cherish. Age: 26.
Brazilian gang leaks nude photos of female police officer in revenge (Graphic Photos)
Overcrowding and understaffing make it impossible for prison authorities to maintain control within many prisons, leaving detainees vulnerable to violence. In , 13 indigenous people were killed as a result of land conflicts, according to the Pastoral Land Commission. Children with Zika syndrome need additional state support. In March , a new civil procedure code revoked recently enacted provisions that guaranteed legal capacity for all persons with disabilities and mandated a move to systems of supported decision-making.