In the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, where extrajudicial killings and police brutality are common, the Special Security Force is being seen as dangerous.
Activists targeted by the government are stuck at home due to draconian lockdowns, giving them no way to escape from the hitmen actively hunting them down.
Duterte plans to step down early, two years before his six-year term ends.
President Rodrigo Duterte wagged his middle finger in the air and said, "Fuck you" to the European Union over a request to halt the killing of drug suspects.
The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights slammed Mexico's record on abuses, torture, and illegal executions, saying 'I wish everyone could meet' victims of state violence in the country.
Three investigative reporters have received death threats after claiming that El Salvador’s National Civil Police shot eight people in an extrajudicial killing.
A year after 22 people were shot by Mexican troops in a shed, a new human-rights report suggests the killings were planned in advance, obeying orders to shot "in the darkness, since the majority of crimes happen during those hours."
Nine months since the Ayotzinapa disappearances, a top-notch panel says Mexico's government is preventing them from gathering testimonies from infantry troops who might have been involved in the attacks.
Facing pressure to boost its battlefield figures under former President Alvaro Uribe, Colombia's army lured and executed at least 3,000 civilians and notched them as combat kills, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.
Former rural police officers were protesting their disbanding and lack of pay when Mexican federal police stormed their encampment and proceeded to execute at least 16 people, according to this special report.
After the missing 43 and the massacre at Tlatlaya, the country is now facing a third likely state-led mass killing in less than a year. A journalist says federal police killed 16 civilians in Apatzingan, Michoacan.