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Brazil: Human Rights violations committed in the past must ...
15 December 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 15 December 2010. AI Index: AMR 19/018/2010. Brazil: Human Rights ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/018/2010

Brazil ratifies the Enforced Disappearance Convention but ...
2 December 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 2 December 2010. AI Index: AMR 19/017/2010. Brazil ratifies the Enforced ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/017/2010

Amnesty International | Brazil: Violence in Rio de Janeiro ...
26 November 2010

Amnesty International today urged the Brazilian authorities to act proportionately and within the law in their response to the wave of criminal gang violence ...

Press Release      

Brazil: Violence in Rio de Janeiro condemned | Amnesty ...
26 November 2010

Amnesty International today urged the Brazilian authorities to act proportionately and within the law in their response to the wave of criminal gang violence ...

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Brazil: Community leader at risk following killing
24 November 2010

Flaviano Pinto Neto, a leader of the Charco community in Maranhão state, north-east Brazil, was shot dead on 30 October. Manoel Santana Costa, another ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/016/2010

Protect indigenous rights in Brazil | Amnesty International
19 November 2010

Thirty-five Guarani-Kaiowá Indigenous families of the Laranjeira Ñanderu community, including around 85 children, are living in makeshift shacks by ...

Action Document      

Brazil: Community at imminent risk of forced eviction
29 October 2010

The community of Restinga is in imminent risk of forced eviction due to the construction of a highway in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro. After ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/015/2010

Amnesty International | Working to Protect Human Rights
26 October 2010

If poverty isn't just about money - what is it about?

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Brazil: Indigenous group in critical situation
10 September 2010

Approximately 80 members of the Guarani Kaiowá Y'poí Indigenous group in Brazil have been threatened by armed men hired by local farm owners. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/012/2010

Brazil: Act now for community leader at risk in Brazil ...
8 September 2010

Alexandre Anderson de Souza, the president of the Associação dos Homens do Mar (AHOMAR, a fishermen's association), has received a series of ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/011/2010