Brazil: Eighth session of the UN Human Rights Council, 2-20 June 2008: Review of Brazil under the Universal Periodic Review: Amnesty International’s reflections on the outcome

Brazil: Eighth session of the UN Human Rights Council, 2-20 June 2008: Review of Brazil under the Universal Periodic Review: Amnesty International’s reflections on the outcome

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Index Number: AMR 19/009/2008
Date Published: 1 June 2008
Categories: Brazil

During this review, a number of states raised key human rights concerns, which Amnesty International shares, including continuing impunity for crimes committed under the former dictatorship; violence and extrajudicial killings committed by the police; torture and other ill-treatment; violence against women; and harsh prison conditions.


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