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Brazil: Fear for safety: street children

, Index number: AMR 19/017/1999

Amnesty International fears for the safety of street children in Rio de Janeiro after receiving reports of four separate killings over the past month. Amnesty International also has grave fears for the safety of a 14 year-old boy (name withheld for his own safety) who witnessed the killing of Fabiano Teodoro Teixeira, aged 10, shot dead in the Arcos da Lapa district of Rio de Janeiro on 2 June 1999.

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