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Brazil: Further information on fear for safety / possible extrajudicial executions

, Index number: AMR 19/006/1997

Aldemir Ricardo Gomes, Jose Marcos de Holanda Soares (both detained), witnesses to the possible extrajudicial execution of the following five men: Wilson Soares de Souza, Walmir Barbosa da Silva, Jose Alexandre da Silva, Edmilson Jose de Oliveira, Antonio Geronimo da Silva Junior: Aldemir Ricardo Gomes and Jose Marcos de Holanda Soares have now been released. Nineteen policemen have been charged with homicide for their involvement in the extrajudicial executions of the above five men.

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