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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Deadly and dangerous arms trade
21 June 2012

It is time for all governments to commit to securing an international Arms Trade Treaty. Hundreds of thousands of people are killed, injured, raped, repressed ...

Document       ACT 30/032/2012

Deadly and dangerous arms trade
21 June 2012

Document       ACT 30/032/2012

Rio + 20: Anchor sustainable development in human rights ...
12 June 2012

World leaders have a once in a generation chance to create a meaningful link between sustainable development and human rights.

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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: 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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Amnesty International | Brazil: Historic efforts by federal ...
25 April 2012

The efforts of federal prosecutors to initiate criminal investigations into past human rights violations marks a crucial moment in Brazil's history, said Amnesty ...

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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

Amnesty International | Brazil: Outrageous Supreme Court ...
30 March 2012

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 ...

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Amnesty International | Brazil: Long-standing military crimes ...
15 March 2012

The decision to charge a retired colonel for five enforced disappearances committed under Brazil's military dictatorship is the first serious challenge to ...

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