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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Brazil: Community threatened by local rancher
24 October 2014

Around 20 families from the quilombo community of São José de Bruno in Matinha, Maranhão State, are currently being threatened and intimidated by ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/012/2014

Brazil: Nine people killed in police operations
8 August 2014

At least nine people were killed after repeated Military Police operations in the community of Acari, in Rio de Janeiro, in a period of 20 days. Community ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2014

Human rights for human dignity : A primer on economic, social ...
28 July 2014

This publication outlines some of the key features of economic, social and cultural rights. It presents an overview of these rights, outlines their scope and ...

Report       POL 34/001/2014

Brazil: Protests during the World Cup 2014: Final overview ...
24 July 2014

With the arrival of the World Cup in Brazil, protests gained momentum in the country, especially in the cities hosting matches. At the end of the World ...

Report       AMR 19/008/2014

Brazil: Police abuse during peaceful public assembly
3 July 2014

Military police in São Paulo, southeast Brazil, threw tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets in an attempt to block a public assembly gathered to discuss ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/007/2014

Brazil: Sex workers evicted and abused by police
3 July 2014

Isabel (anonymized name), a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/006/2014

Amnesty International | Brazil: Military police issued “yellow ...
12 June 2014

The Brazilian authorities' promises that the opening of the World Cup would be a global celebration ring hollow as police brutally repressed peaceful ...

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Amnesty International | Brazil: Dangerous brew of police ...
5 June 2014

Protesters taking to the streets across Brazil during the upcoming World Cup risk facing indiscriminate police and military violence as the country steps ...

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Brazil: "They use a strategy of fear": Protecting the right to ...
5 June 2014

Thousands of people have protested in the streets of Brazil in recent weeks, as the country prepares to host the 2014 football World Cup. Amnesty ...

Report       AMR 19/005/2014

Brazil: Dangerous brew of police abuses and impunity ...
5 June 2014

Protesters taking to the streets across Brazil during the upcoming World Cup risk facing indiscriminate police and military violence as the country steps ...

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