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Brazil Children

Brasil: Crianças vítimas de assassinatos e crueldade

A tortura e um acontecimento cotidiano no Brasil, onde execuções extrajudiciale sao comuns. Os alvos são, cada vez mis, crianças e adolescentes carentes das grandes cidades. Os principais responsaveis por esses abusos são esquadrões da morte, frequentemente comandados ou compostos por policiais.
Americas Disappearances

Colombia: “Disappearance” of human rights lawyer

Alirio de Jesus Pedraza Becerra was last seen on 4 July 1990 in Bogota. Eye-witnesses report that he was seized by about eight armed men; some reports claim that Dr. Pedraza’s abductors identified themselves to two police agents who were present. Official inquiries have been initiated into...
Americas Armed Conflict

Paraguay: Human rights violations against peasants

This paper is concerned with the reported extrajudicial killing of Nicolas Caceres, a regional leader of the Paraguayan Peasant Movement, Movimento Campesino Paraguayo (MCP) and the death in custody of Francisco Baez Gomez, an active member of the peasant organization, Organizacion Nacional...
South Asia Armed Conflict

Sri Lanka: An update on human rights concerns

This paper updates AI’s concerns in Sri Lanka as outlined in the circular “Sri Lanka: Extrajudicial executions, “disappearances” and torture, 1987 – 1990″ (ASA 37/21/90). Although reports of extrajudicial executions and “disappearances” diminished...