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In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People, Amnesty ...
Report AMR 01/001/2011
Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.
Lawyer Diogo Cabral and priest Father Inaldo Serejo, who work for the Brazilian NGO Comissão Pastoral da Terra (Pastoral Land Commission, CPT) were threatened with ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/012/2011
It has been over four months since the beginning of largely peaceful protests in Syria calling for political reform and for the Syrian President to step down. The ...
A prominent human rights lawyer appeals a jail sentence for his role in a demonstration for land reform in Brazil.
A Brazilian court is due to hear an appeal early next week by a prominent human rights lawyer amid ongoing violence against land reform activists.
Authorities do little to protect rural workers in Brazil who face ongoing intimidation by hired gunmen.
Brazilian authorities must investigate acts of violence and intimidation by hired gunmen against rural workers in the north of the country, Amnesty International ...
Hired gunmen have fired shots over two communities of rural workers in the state of Tocantins, northern Brazil. Five community leaders have been “marked down for ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/009/2011
Brazil should have consulted with Indigenous Peoples before approving construction of a megadam on their land in the Amazon.