The 2012 Annual Report on
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Brazilian police have forcefully evicted almost 6000 people without warning from a slum outside Sao Paulo.
Amnesty International has called on the Brazilian authorities to urgently address the needs of some 1600 families made homeless by a forced eviction in a settlement ...
Ref.: TG AMR 19/2012.001. AI Index: AMR 19/001/2012. Exmo. Sr. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota. Ministro de Estado. Ministério das Relações Exteriores. ...
Open Letter AMR 19/001/2012
Community leader José da Cruz and members of Brazil's Salgado quilombola community of afro-descendant subsistence farmers, in Pirapemas, Maranhão state, have been ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/020/2011
In this submission Amnesty International evaluates Brazil's implementation of recommendations that Brazil supported during its previous UPR. Military-style police ...
Report AMR 19/019/2011
Brazil's authorities must address indigenous land claims to prevent future violent attacks on indigenous communities.
Around 100 Guarani-Kaiowá people are encamped on their ancestral lands: on 18 November 2011 40 gunmen attacked the camp, killing an Indigenous leader and abducting ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/018/2011
Favelas around Rio de Janeiro have been slated for forced evictions so the authorities can build infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics.
Open Letter AMR 19/017/2011