A concession by Brazilian authorities isn't enough to end protests.
Several hundred officers have returned to their patrols in southeastern Espirito Santo after eight days of strikes, officials say. Their relatives, however, are continuing to block entry to several police stations.
Military police in southeastern Brazil have rejected a return-to-work agreement aimed at ending a strike. Brazil's laws prohibit police from striking so family members have blockaded barracks to prevent them working.
Officials in Brazil's Espirito Santo state say police will return to work on Saturday after an agreement was reached to end the strike. A week of violent lawlessness has left more than 120 people in the state dead.
Activists, lawyers and human rights groups in Egypt are mounting a fight back against the government's repressive assembly law and its crackdowns on the country's embattled opposition. Tom Stevenson reports.
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