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Amnesty International | Brazil must address needs of ...
24 January 2012

Amnesty International has called on the Brazilian authorities to urgently address the needs of some 1600 families made homeless by a forced eviction ...

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Brasil: Viagem da blogueira Cubana Yoani Sánchez ao Brasil
20 January 2012

Open Letter       AMR 19/001/2012

Brazil: Trip of Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez to Brazil
20 January 2012

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

Brazil: Subsistence farmers face death threats
23 December 2011

Community leader José da Cruz and members of Brazil's Salgado quilombola community of afro-descendant subsistence farmers, in Pirapemas, Maranhão ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/020/2011

Brazil: Time to deliver: a human rights review: Amnesty ...
28 November 2011

In this submission Amnesty International evaluates Brazil's implementation of recommendations that Brazil supported during its previous UPR. Military ...

Report       AMR 19/019/2011

Brazil: Indigenous leader killed in armed raid | Amnesty ...
22 November 2011

Brazil's authorities must address indigenous land claims to prevent future violent attacks on indigenous communities.

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Brazil: Indigenous leader killed
21 November 2011

Around 100 Guarani-Kaiowá people are encamped on their ancestral lands: on 18 November 2011 40 gunmen attacked the camp, killing an Indigenous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/018/2011

Amnesty International | Amnesty International appoints ...
21 November 2011

Amnesty International today announced the appointment of Atila Roque as director of the organization's new office in Brazil.

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Amnesty International | Brazil: Forced evictions must not mar ...
14 November 2011

Olympic organizers must urge Brazilian authorities to stop forcibly evicting hundreds of families across Rio de Janeiro amid preparations for the summer ...

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Brazil: Forced evictions must not mar Rio Olympics | Amnesty ...
14 November 2011

Favelas around Rio de Janeiro have been slated for forced evictions so the authorities can build infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics.

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