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Brazil: Fear for Safety.

, Index number: AMR 19/006/2003

Amnesty International is seriously concerned for the safety of Carmelia Pereira dos Santos and Father Luis Ferrari, who both live in the town of Andaraí in Bahia, northeast Brazil. They have recently received death threats linked to their work as human rights defenders. Both have denounced the alleged torture and death in custody of Nivaldo Brandão de Oliveira in Andaraí police station, and they continue to be involved with attempts to bring those responsible to justice.

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