World Cup: Preventing torture in Rio de Janeiro

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Author :
Fábio Simas

What can monitoring bodies do to prevent torture and ill-treatment in situations where mass demonstrations are followed by repression, arrests and arbitrary detentions?

In this video interview, Fábio Simas describes how the Local Preventive Mechanism of Rio de Janeiro responded during the preparations for the World Cup in Brazil.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014  -  Léonard Isler

Parabens pela entre vista do Sr. Fábio Simas!
Je suis à Rio en ce moment aussi ,chez moi
Tout de bon!
Léonard Isler, membre APT

Thursday, July 10, 2014  -  François de Vargas

Good to see that a National Mechanism is able to intervene very quickly after the ill treatment has taken place. I hope it will have some success
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