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Brazil: Fear for safety: Maria Aparecida Denadai (f), lawyer. Killed Marcelo Denadai (m), lawyer, her brother

, Index number: AMR 19/004/2006

Maria Aparecida Denadai, a lawyer working in the state of Espírito Santo, near Rio de Janeiro, has received death threats. It is feared that these threats may be linked to the killing of her brother, lawyer Marcelo Denadai, in 2002, as he was preparing to reveal evidence on political corruption in Espírito Santo state. Maria Aparecida Denadai may be in grave danger.

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