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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Brazil: Families left homeless, threatened by gunmen
18 November 2013

Sixty families from two rural communities in the state of Maranhão, northeast Brazil, were left homeless and landless after being forcibly evicted by Maranhão ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/010/2013

USA: UN response to surveillance must strike balance ...
25 October 2013

This week's revelation that the USA's National Security Agency (NSA) has spied on 35 world leaders has only further exacerbated international outrage ...

PressItem       AMR 51/073/2013

Brazil: Further information: Witnesses allege pressure by ...
27 September 2013

Two months since he was arrested by military police in Brazil, Amarildo Souza Lima remains missing. His family has been threatened and they have ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2013

Brazil: Indigenous people threatened in Brazil
23 September 2013

There are concerns for the safety of some 60 Indigenous people, including children, who occupied a sugar cane plantation they say is their ancestral ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/008/2013

Wire, September/October 2013. Vol. 43, issue 005
30 August 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Egypt's long road to equality 3) Forced evictions; 'Even the rats in my house are worried' 4) 'They would only succeed if we ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2013

Enforced disappearances still an appalling reality in the ...
29 August 2013

Enforced disappearances in the Americas are not only an inheritance of the dark past of the authoritarian governments of the 1970s and 80s, but also ...

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Brazil's Indigenous Peoples' long, painful wait to go home ...
9 August 2013

Amnesty International's General Secretary Salil Shetty marks Indigenous Peoples Day with a visit to Brazil.

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Ending impunity and promoting the rights of Indigenous ...
9 August 2013

Amnesty International's Secretary General Salil Shetty completes an official visit to Brazil.

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Focus on Indigenous peoples' rights and police violence in ...
5 August 2013

Indigenous peoples' rights and police violence are the focus of a High Level Mission (HLM) by Amnesty International's Secretary General, Salil Shetty ...

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Brazil: "Suspect" goes missing from police custody: Amarildo ...
2 August 2013

Military Police arrested a man they had apparently mistaken for a drug dealer they were chasing, in Rio de Janeiro on 14 July 2013, The police have ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/006/2013