Brazil: Further information: Fear for safety of detained indigenous chief: Rosivaldo Ferreira da Silva

Brazil: Further information: Fear for safety of detained indigenous chief: Rosivaldo Ferreira da Silva

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Index Number: AMR 19/001/2010
Date Published: 12 March 2010
Categories: Brazil

On 10 March, Brazilian Federal Police officers arrested indigenous chief Rosivaldo Ferreira da Silva from his home, and threatened him with death. He may be at risk of torture and his detention has increased tension in the region.


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