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Amnesty International has called on the Brazilian authorities to urgently address the needs of some 1600 families made homeless by a forced eviction ...
Open Letter AMR 19/001/2012
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 ...
Community leader José da Cruz and members of Brazil's Salgado quilombola community of afro-descendant subsistence farmers, in Pirapemas, Maranhão ...
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 ...
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 ...
Urgent Action AMR 19/018/2011
Amnesty International today announced the appointment of Atila Roque as director of the organization's new office in Brazil.
Olympic organizers must urge Brazilian authorities to stop forcibly evicting hundreds of families across Rio de Janeiro amid preparations for the summer ...
Favelas around Rio de Janeiro have been slated for forced evictions so the authorities can build infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics.