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Anti-human rights rhetoric continued to escalate, increasing the risks to human rights defenders. The shrinking of civic space fomented by an official narrative that stigmatized NGOs, journalists, activists, human rights defenders and social movements continued. Obstacles to freedom of expression...
Americas Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Brazil: Human rights under assault: Submission to the 41st session of the UPR working group, 7 – 18 November 2022

This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Brazil between 7 and 18 November 2022. In it, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Brazil in its previous UPR, including in relation to preventing and combating torture, promoting racial...