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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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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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Brazil: Give a yellow card to restrictions on protests! | Amnesty ...
8 May 2014

As Brazil comes into the spotlight ahead of the 2014 World Cup, Amnesty International is launching a new global campaign urging authorities to ensure ...

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Brazil: Call for inquiries into two killings in Rio
30 April 2014

A man was shot dead during a protest in the Pavão-Pavãozinho community in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro on 22 April. The community was protesting ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/003/2014

Brazil: Laws could criminalize freedom of expression
24 February 2014

New proposed legislation on “terrorism” and “disorder” being discussed in Brazilian Congress puts freedom of expression and the right to peaceful ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/001/2014

Amnesty International | Brazil must seriously consider ...
17 December 2013

Brazil's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden'sclaim for asylum in the country, Amnesty International said today after the US ...

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Brazil must seriously consider Snowden asylum request ...
17 December 2013

Brazil 's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden's claim for asylum in the country, Amnesty International said today after the US ...

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Slums and informal settlements: 2014 calendar
21 November 2013

2014 CalendarSLUMS AND INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS. Slums and Informal Settlements. It is estimated that over 10 percent ...

Calendar       ACT 35/023/2013