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UA 285/93 - Brazil: Massacre of an estimated 40 Yanomami ...
19 August 1993

There have been reports of a massacre of an estimated 40 Yanomami Indians from the Haximu village, allegedly by gold prospectors in northern Roraima ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/026/1993

Amnesty International News Service 101/93
19 August 1993

1. Brazil: Amnesty International calls for protection of indigenous communities following massacre of Yanomami Indians; 2. Taiwan: Conscript tortured ...

Report       NWS 11/101/1993

Further information on UA 229/93 (AMR 19/21/93, 15 July) ...
15 August 1993

On 15 July appeals were issued for the safety of Sister Zotti and other Franciscan nuns working with indigenous people in Escondido, Mato Grosso, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/025/1993

UA 249/93 - Brazil: death threats: Raimundo Nonato Souza ...
29 July 1993

Raimundo Nonato Souza Santos, representative in Zumbi dos Palmares, Manaus, Amazonas state, of the Centre for the Defence of Human Rights ( ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/024/1993

UA 244/93 - Brazil: fear for physical safety: Jayme Benvenuto ...
27 July 1993

The three people above are lawyers from Gabinete de Apoio Juridico a Organizacoes Populares, GAJOP, a human rights organization that gives legal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/023/1993

Amnesty International News Service 87/93
26 July 1993

1. Brazil: AI delegate investigates killings of street children in Rio de Janeiro. 2. Laos: AI calls for release of prisoners of conscience and review of unfair ...

Report       NWS 11/087/1993

UA 241/93 - Brazil: extrajudicial execution / fear for safety ...
25 July 1993

At least seven street children were killed and another seriously wounded in the early hours of 23 July 1993 in circumstances suggesting they were the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/022/1993

UA 229/93 - Brazil: death threats: Sister Elsa Rosa Zotti, and ...
14 July 1993

There is concern for the safety of Sister Elsa Zotti and other Franciscan nuns working with indigenous peoples in Escondido, Mato Grosso do Sul, who ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/021/1993

Brazil: Extrajudicial execution of prisoner in Corumba
30 June 1993

Reinaldo Silva, an 18-year-old Paraguayan citizen, was reportedly killed on 20 March 1993 by members of the military police, while in custody at the ...

Report       AMR 19/016/1993

UA 206/93 - Brazil: possible extrajudicial execution: Amancio ...
22 June 1993

Amancio Francisco Dias, 41, president of the Rural Workers Union of Belem de Maria, was killed on 14 June 1993 in Pernambuco state. On the evening ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/019/1993