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Monday 30 March 2009
As representatives of the international community gather in The Hague to discuss the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, Amnesty International outlined three concr
Sunday 29 March 2009
The South Korean government’s proposed plan to significantly re-organize and cut the staff of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) jeopardises t
Friday 27 March 2009
Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to immediately and thoroughly investigate attacks against those involved in opening the country’s po
Friday 27 March 2009
On the eve of the Summit of the League of Arab States (LAS) in Qatar, Amnesty International called on member states to enforce the arrest warrant against Sudanese Pres
Friday 27 March 2009
By their failure to hold those responsible to account for virtually any of the hundreds of disappearances, killings and cases of torture committed during Mexico's &quo
Friday 27 March 2009
As Cambodia’s most notorious suspected killer finally prepares to face trial on Monday for crimes committed while he was a Khmer Rouge commander 30 years ago, Am
Thursday 26 March 2009
The Indonesian government has arrested at least 152 people for activities related to the raising of flags symbolizing regional independence over the past two years as
Thursday 26 March 2009
Tens of thousands of people, trapped in ‘safe zones’ in the north eastern Wanni region are at increased risk from the escalation in attacks by the Liberati
Wednesday 25 March 2009
"Egypt and other members of the League of Arab States should not shield President Bashir from international justice," said Irene Khan, Amnesty International&
Tuesday 24 March 2009

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Brazil: Police ‘still have blood on their hands’ 20 years on from massacre

24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2,000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro.