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Brazil: Protect smallholders from violence
7 June 2011

Hired gunmen have fired shots over two communities of rural workers in the state of Tocantins, northern Brazil. Five community leaders have been “marked ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2011

Brazil urged to suspend Belo Monte dam project | Amnesty ...
2 June 2011

Brazil should have consulted with Indigenous Peoples before approving construction of a megadam on their land in the Amazon.

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Amnesty International | Brazil urged to suspend Belo Monte ...
2 June 2011

The Brazilian authorities must ensure the rights of indigenous communities living around the river Xingu are respected and protected, Amnesty International ...

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Brazil: Authorities must act to stop killings across the Amazon
1 June 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 01 June 2011. Index: AMR 19/008/2011. Brazil: Authorities must act ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/008/2011

Brazil: Extradition of an alleged perpetrator of crimes against ...
23 May 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 23 May 2011. Index: AMR 19/007/2011. Brazil: Extradition of an alleged ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/007/2011

Annual Report 2011: Global Update: Events covering the ...
13 May 2011

The first four months of 2011 witnessed an unprecedented surge of ordinary people speaking up for their rights and demanding change. But the authorities ...

PressItem       POL 10/008/2011

Report 2011: Amnesty International at 50 says historic change ...
13 May 2011

Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control ...

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Brazil Supreme Court recognizes same-sex civil unions ...
6 May 2011

Ruling gives same-sex couples same rights as married heterosexuals.

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Amnesty International Secretary General visits Brazil
7 April 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY. 07 April 2011. AI Index: AMR 19/004/2011. Amnesty International Secretary General visits Brazil. ...

PressItem       AMR 19/004/2011

Brazil: Ruling strikes blow against impunity for violence ...
1 March 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 1 March 2011. AI Index: AMR 19/002/2011. Brazil: Ruling strikes blow ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/002/2011