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Brazil court upholds law that protects torturers | Amnesty ...
30 April 2010

Judges ruled not to change the law, which says extrajudicial killings and acts of torture and rape committed by members of the former military regime ...

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Brazil: Will Brazil finally address the crimes of its past?
27 April 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 19/004/2010. 27 April 2010. Brazil: Will Brazil finally address ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/004/2010

Brazil: Indigenous people at risk of eviction
21 April 2010

Around 250 Guarani-Kaiowa Indigneous people are at risk of eviction from ancestral lands they recently occupied in the Brazilian midwest. If evicted ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/003/2010

Brazil: Further information: Fear for safety of detained ...
12 March 2010

On 10 March, Brazilian Federal Police officers arrested indigenous chief Rosivaldo Ferreira da Silva from his home, and threatened him with death. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/001/2010

Brazil: A genuine commission for truth and justice must put an ...
22 December 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 22 December 2009. AI Index: AMR 19/022/2009. Brazil: A genuine commission ...

Document       AMR 19/022/2009

Brazil: Justice close for 800 families in Brazil
18 December 2009

The families who suffered a violent forced eviction in August from the Olga Benário settlement in the south of São Paulo, have won a major victory in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/021/2009

Brazil: Indigenous teacher missing in Brazil
13 November 2009

Male teacher Rolindo Vera, a member of the Guarani Kaiowa Indigenous group, went missing on 30 October after a violent eviction carried out by armed ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/020/2009

Brazil: Violence in Rio de Janeiro - a challenge for change
3 November 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 19/019/2009. 03 November 2009. Brazil: Violence in ...

Document       AMR 19/019/2009

Brazil: Letter to President Lula: EU-Brazil Summit 2009
1 October 2009

Ref.: TG AMR 19/2009.015. AI Index: AMR 19/018/2009. Exmo. Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil. Mr. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. ...

Document       AMR 19/018/2009

Brazil: Indigenous group attacked by armed men
25 September 2009

Around ten armed men attacked the Guarani Kaiowa Apyka´y community near Dourados, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Shots were fired indiscriminately ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/017/2009