Definition of abuse of authority
An abuse is to make use of a resource or treat a person in an improper, incorrect, inappropriate, illicit or illegal manner. The authority, for its part, is power, sovereignty, control or lainfluencia who exercised the Government.
In this way, we can say that abuse of authority occurs when a leader or unsuperior takes advantage of his Office and its powers against someone who is located in a situation of dependency or subordination.
A form of abuse of authority occurs when the person who accedes to a post or a function leverages the power granted to him in own benefit, and not to develop their obligations properly.
The security forces, for its part, incur in abuse of authority when they rely on violence and make a wasteful use of its powers. An example of this type of situation appears when the police stop someone without justification and not allow the affected party to speak or defend.
Against the abuse of authority, complaints are often borne by organizations non-governmental (NGO) dedicated to defending human rights.
For criminal law, abuse of authority is the one who performs a subject which has been vested with public powers and that, while it develops its management, complies with actions opposite to the obligations imposed by law, generating a moral damage or material to any third party.
Unfortunately, the idea of abuse of authority is associated with the police, to physical violence, government corruption, and, as if this view were not sufficiently narrow and detached from reality, is ignored completely the mistreatment of animals.
This phenomenon, which is the unfortunate basis of relationship between human beings and the rest of nature, takes place in the family, at school, by the supposed loved ones, and to animals, from the moment that forced to work, stripping them of their freedom and condemning them to a servile life.
Condemns violence in prisons, but nobody alarm when parents impose their beliefs and their willingness in their children, psychologically torturing them if they do not choose the path that had been prepared for them. He is considered that homosexuality is unnatural, but is seen with good eyes that a horse, species that in their natural habitat is synonymous with indomitable spirit, viva performing heavy tasks and to pass his "free time" in a space delimited by the man.
And it is not necessary to find this kind of suppression of rights of other living beings, move us to the field. Dogs are man's best friends (although also of women, regardless of their sexual orientation) and its presence in urban landscapes can be taken for granted. They are the most faithful, noble and loving beings imaginable. They make their guardians, who call amos themselves, decide for them, what to eat and in what time go for a walk. His love is unconditional; even when forced to perform demonstrations of obedience to others as if they were robots, or when he assaults them will physically download the frustration of not attaining happiness.
Is that perhaps these situations are imperceptible? Or rather is that humans only cares when a situation means a threat to itself? An insult, an offensive phrase, a mockery, can be the beginning of an abusive relationship, based on humiliation and mental manipulation. This occurs daily, since always, in schools, in offices, in family homes. Does not need a firearm, nor a political position, nor money, nor physical violence; However, it is the most common way that adopts the abuse of authority. Unfortunately, this perverse system articulates our lives, sometimes favoring us, sometimes becoming victims that are manifested in a square.