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Further information on UA 241/93 (AMR 19/22/93, 26 July) ...
26 September 1993

There is concern for the safety of child witnesses to the "Candelaria massacre" following reported government statements that after having identified ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/030/1993

Further information on UA 285/93 (AMR 19/26/93, 20 August) ...
7 September 1993

Information now available has partially clarified reports of the massacre of Yanomami Indians from the village of Haximu, on the Brazilian/Venezuelan ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/029/1993

UA 304/93 - Brazil: "disappearance": Jorge Antonio Careli
2 September 1993

Jorge Antonio Careli, an employee of the state-owned Oswaldo Cruz medical foundation, was last seen on 10 August in the shanty town, favela, of Varguinha ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/028/1993

UA 301/93 - Brazil: massacre of 21 shanty-town dwellers in ...
1 September 1993

There is deep concern at the massacre on 30 August of 21 residents of the shanty town (favela) of Vigario Geral, Rio de Janeiro, and at allegations that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/027/1993

Amnesty International News Service 110/93
1 September 1993

1. Brazil: AI calls for overhaul of police system in wake of massacre.

Report       NWS 11/110/1993

Statements to the 45th session of the UN Sub-Commission on ...
31 August 1993

Presented here are the five oral statements made by Amnesty International (AI) in August 1993 in Geneva. Under item 6 AI described the practice of political ...

Report       IOR 41/033/1993

UA 285/93 - Brazil: Massacre of an estimated 40 Yanomami ...
19 August 1993

There have been reports of a massacre of an estimated 40 Yanomami Indians from the Haximu village, allegedly by gold prospectors in northern Roraima ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/026/1993

Amnesty International News Service 101/93
19 August 1993

1. Brazil: Amnesty International calls for protection of indigenous communities following massacre of Yanomami Indians; 2. Taiwan: Conscript tortured ...

Report       NWS 11/101/1993

Further information on UA 229/93 (AMR 19/21/93, 15 July) ...
15 August 1993

On 15 July appeals were issued for the safety of Sister Zotti and other Franciscan nuns working with indigenous people in Escondido, Mato Grosso, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/025/1993

UA 249/93 - Brazil: death threats: Raimundo Nonato Souza ...
29 July 1993

Raimundo Nonato Souza Santos, representative in Zumbi dos Palmares, Manaus, Amazonas state, of the Centre for the Defence of Human Rights ( ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/024/1993