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Brazil's new Truth Commission must bring to light the full extent of violations committed under the country's military rule.
Brazil has taken important steps to address the horrific crimes committed during the regime of 1964-1985.
Rural leaders and farmers in a remote area of Amazonas state, northern Brazil, are facing death threats and attacks from illegal loggers and land-grabbers (grileiros ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/007/2012
The Laranjeira Ñhanderu community can now stay on their ancestral lands, after a court decision suspended an eviction order until the necessary anthropological ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/006/2012
In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights standards, ...
Document IOR 41/006/2012
Forty families from the Rio dos Macacos community in Brazil are being repeatedly threatened by naval officers who are trying to force them off their lands. The ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/005/2012
The Laranjeira Ñhanderu community have been given permission to remain on their ancestral lands while an appeal against their eviction order is considered.
Urgent Action AMR 19/004/2012
Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez has been barred from leaving Cuba 19 times in the last four years.
The Laranjeira Ñanderu indigenous community, including over 80 children and 30 elderly people, is at risk of eviction from an area they claim as ancestral lands ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/003/2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 27 January 2012. AI Index: AMR 19/002/2012. Br azilian Government must d efend the rights of ...
Public Statement AMR 19/002/2012