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In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights standards, ...
Document IOR 41/006/2012
Forty families from the Rio dos Macacos community in Brazil are being repeatedly threatened by naval officers who are trying to force them off their lands. The ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/005/2012
The Laranjeira Ñhanderu community have been given permission to remain on their ancestral lands while an appeal against their eviction order is considered.
Urgent Action AMR 19/004/2012
Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez has been barred from leaving Cuba 19 times in the last four years.
The Laranjeira Ñanderu indigenous community, including over 80 children and 30 elderly people, is at risk of eviction from an area they claim as ancestral lands ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/003/2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 27 January 2012. AI Index: AMR 19/002/2012. Br azilian Government must d efend the rights of ...
Public Statement AMR 19/002/2012
Brazilian police have forcefully evicted almost 6000 people without warning from a slum outside Sao Paulo.
Ref.: TG AMR 19/2012.001. AI Index: AMR 19/001/2012. Exmo. Sr. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota. Ministro de Estado. Ministério das Relações Exteriores. ...
Open Letter AMR 19/001/2012
Community leader José da Cruz and members of Brazil's Salgado quilombola community of afro-descendant subsistence farmers, in Pirapemas, Maranhão state, have been ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/020/2011