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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Brazil: Uncovering the past; President Dilma names Truth ...
11 May 2012

Brazil's new Truth Commission must bring to light the full extent of violations committed under the country's military rule.

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Brazil: Historic efforts by federal prosecutors to challenge ...
25 April 2012

Brazil has taken important steps to address the horrific crimes committed during the regime of 1964-1985.

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Brazil: Amazon communities threatened by loggers
24 April 2012

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 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/007/2012

Brazil: Further information: Eviction order suspended
11 April 2012

The Laranjeira Ñhanderu community can now stay on their ancestral lands, after a court decision suspended an eviction order until the necessary ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/006/2012

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 13th ...
7 March 2012

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Document       IOR 41/006/2012

Brazil: Community threatened and at risk of eviction
24 February 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 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/005/2012

Brazil: Further information: Community get temporary reprieve
15 February 2012

The Laranjeira Ñhanderu community have been given permission to remain on their ancestral lands while an appeal against their eviction order is ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/004/2012

Brazil: Further information: Indigenous community have days ...
1 February 2012

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 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/003/2012

Brazilian Government must defend the rights of Yoani ...
27 January 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 27 January 2012. AI Index: AMR 19/002/2012. Br azilian Government ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/002/2012