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Portugal has one of Europe’s highest rates of police violence

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The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture has said that Portugal is one of the European countries with the highest rates of police violence.

Portugal has one of Europe’s highest rates of police violence

According to newspaper Público, lawyer Julia Kozma, who heads the Committee said Portugal was towards the top of the list of Western European countries with the greatest number of cases involving police brutality. The Committee, which visited Portugal in 2016, said Portuguese and foreigners of African descent are at greatest risk of being discriminated against by police while being arrested or held in custody.  

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Edition 1479
16 June 2018
Edition: 1479

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