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Friday 15 May 2009
The French government is taking a step to help consign to history the detention facility at Guantánamo, said Amnesty International today after the French author
Thursday 14 May 2009
Amnesty International is demanding that  the UN Security Council, notably China and Japan, and ASEAN countries, urgently intervene to secure Daw Aung San Suu Kyi&
Thursday 14 May 2009
The Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) must immediately heed demands by the United Nations Security Council and similar calls made b
Thursday 14 May 2009
During a week that has seen scores of civilians killed, hundreds injured and thousands displaced by clashes between pro- and anti-government forces in Mogadishu, Amnes
Wednesday 13 May 2009
Amnesty International has demanded that the Sri Lankan authorities allow immediate and unhindered access to the troubled areas – including the "Safe Zone&qu
Wednesday 13 May 2009
Amnesty International today urged the Latvian authorities to ensure that the planned Baltic Pride event on Saturday 16 May is allowed to take place and said that banni
Monday 11 May 2009
Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in Iran later today (Monday).
Monday 11 May 2009
Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in Iran later today (Monday).
Monday 11 May 2009
Amnesty International activists from over 20 countries will take part in Baltic Pride 2009 in the Latvian capital Riga 15-17 May to display international support and s
Monday 11 May 2009
Two men who were juveniles at the time of their alleged crimes were beheaded by Saudi Arabian authorities yesterday (Sunday), Amnesty International revealed today. The

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Feature Article

Brazil: Police ‘still have blood on their hands’ 20 years on from massacre

24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2,000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro.