The 2013 Annual Report on
Brazil is now live »
World leaders have a once in a generation chance to create a meaningful link between sustainable development and human rights.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
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.
The efforts of federal prosecutors to initiate criminal investigations into past human rights violations marks a crucial moment in Brazil's history, said Amnesty ...
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
Man accused of raping three 12-year-old girls acquitted by Brazil's Supreme Court on the basis that they were allegedly “sex-workers”.
The acquittal by Brazil's Supreme Court of a man accused of raping three 12-year-old girls on the basis that they were allegedly “sex-workers” is an outrageous ...