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"We recommend that all instances of police brutality and excessive use of force by law enforcement officers are investigated promptly, effectively and impartially by an independent mechanism," said Alessio Bruni, a member of the panel during the presentation of the report. In the document, the committee also stated that “is concerned about numerous reports of police brutality and excessive use of force by law enforcement officials, in particular against persons belonging to certain racial and ethnic groups, immigrants and LGBT individuals.”
Beside the police brutality, the report pointed to some other burning issues.Among others, the report focuses on counter-terrorism methods,sexual assault in the military, and inmate treatment (especially during execution procedures. While the report does point to some signs of progress, namely Obama's moves to ban torture, it also urges the country to close the infamous Guantánamo Bay prison in Cuba which remains open despite pledges from the President to shut the facility down.
You can read the 16-page report below: