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Brazil: Fear for safety/ extrajudicial executions/ torture

, Index number: AMR 19/012/2000

Police have threatened and intimidated two witnesses (Márcio Celestino da Silva and Ejane Maria da Silva - not related; their lawyer is: Valdênia Aparecida Paulino). Both women witnessed an apparent summary execution (Jose Nunes da Silva and Ednaldo Gomes do Nascimento were killed), arresting and torturing one of them, and warned them not to testify in court.

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