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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Brazil: Human rights under threat ...
11 April 2014

The rights to freedom of expression and to peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty International said two months ahead of the start of the ...

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Brazil: Laws could criminalize freedom of expression
24 February 2014

New proposed legislation on “terrorism” and “disorder” being discussed in Brazilian Congress puts freedom of expression and the right to peaceful ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/001/2014

Amnesty International | Brazil must seriously consider ...
17 December 2013

Brazil's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden'sclaim for asylum in the country, Amnesty International said today after the US ...

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Brazil must seriously consider Snowden asylum request ...
17 December 2013

Brazil 's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden's claim for asylum in the country, Amnesty International said today after the US ...

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Slums and informal settlements: 2014 calendar
21 November 2013

2014 CalendarSLUMS AND INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS. Slums and Informal Settlements. It is estimated that over 10 percent ...

Calendar       ACT 35/023/2013

Brazil: Families left homeless, threatened by gunmen
18 November 2013

Sixty families from two rural communities in the state of Maranhão, northeast Brazil, were left homeless and landless after being forcibly evicted by Maranhão ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/010/2013

USA: UN response to surveillance must strike balance ...
25 October 2013

This week's revelation that the USA's National Security Agency (NSA) has spied on 35 world leaders has only further exacerbated international outrage ...

PressItem       AMR 51/073/2013

Brazil: Further information: Witnesses allege pressure by ...
27 September 2013

Two months since he was arrested by military police in Brazil, Amarildo Souza Lima remains missing. His family has been threatened and they have ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2013

Brazil: Indigenous people threatened in Brazil
23 September 2013

There are concerns for the safety of some 60 Indigenous people, including children, who occupied a sugar cane plantation they say is their ancestral ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/008/2013