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Brazil: Fear for safety / Death threats / Torture

, Index number: AMR 19/003/2001

Public prosecutors (Promototes),Gustavo dos Reis Gazzola, Roberto de Campos Andrade and Thomás Mohuyico Yabiku, who are bringing charges against 26 police officers and prison guards for torturing prisoners at a public jail, have received death threats. Amnesty International is concerned for their safety, and for the safety of the prisoners, who reportedly continue to be ill-treated.

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