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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

Brazil: Police 'still have blood on their hands' 20 years on from ...
24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous ...

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Wire, July/August 2013. Vol. 43, issue 004
1 July 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Learning to speak a universal language 3) Outspoken and proud 4) Brazil: A wonderful place to live 5) Guatemala's trial ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2013

Brazil: Police must avoid excessive use of force | Amnesty ...
14 June 2013

Brazilian police must avoid excessive use of force, Amnesty International said after scores of people have been injured and detained during several ...

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Amnesty International | Brazil: Police must avoid excessive ...
14 June 2013

Brazilian police must avoid excessive use of force, Amnesty International said after scores of people have been injured and detained during several ...

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Brazil: Rural leader threatened in land conflict
10 May 2013

Rural leader Antônio Isídio Pereira da Silva and families from the community of Vergel, in the interior of the north-eastern Brazilian state of Maranhão ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/005/2013

Amnesty International | Brazil prison massacre verdict a 'vital' ...
22 April 2013

The conviction of 23 Brazilian police officers for killing inmates in a prison massacre two decades ago is a "vital" step towards justice, Amnesty ...

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Brazil prison massacre verdict a 'vital' step towards justice ...
22 April 2013

The conviction of 23 Brazilian police officers for killing inmates in a prison massacre two decades ago is a "vital" step towards justice, Amnesty ...

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Carandiru and the scandal of Brazil's medieval prison system ...
15 April 2013

Twenty-six police officers have gone on trial in Brazil for the killing of 15 inmates in the prison in Carandiru, Brazil, Amnesty International looks at the ...

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Brazil: Carandiru massacre trial must end long legacy of ...
15 April 2013

A court trial this week over police responsibility for a Brazilian prison massacre two decades ago must signal the beginning of the end for a long legacy ...

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