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Stop forced evictions: Protect people living in slums
3 October 2011

More than one billion people live in slums. Governments often forcibly evict people living in slums, driving them further into poverty and into more precarious ...

Document       ACT 35/026/2011

Brazil: Indigenous community facing imminent eviction
28 September 2011

Thirty-five families of the Guarani-Kaiowá community of Laranjeira Ñanderu face imminent eviction from their ancestral lands in Mato Grosso do Sul State ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/015/2011

Brazil: Out of the shadows: End militia violence and extortion ...
21 September 2011

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Postcard       AMR 19/011/2011

UN Holds Brazil to Account for Maternal Mortality
17 August 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 17 August 2011. Index: AMR 19/013/2011. UN Holds Brazil to Account for Maternal Mortality. ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/013/2011

Americas: Sacrificing rights in the name of development ...
5 August 2011

In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...

Report       AMR 01/001/2011

Brazil: NGO staff threatened with death in Brazil
28 July 2011

Lawyer Diogo Cabral and priest Father Inaldo Serejo, who work for the Brazilian NGO Comissão Pastoral da Terra (Pastoral Land Commission, CPT ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/012/2011

Brazil: Protect smallholders from violence
7 June 2011

Hired gunmen have fired shots over two communities of rural workers in the state of Tocantins, northern Brazil. Five community leaders have been “marked ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2011

Amnesty International | Brazil urged to suspend Belo Monte ...
2 June 2011

The Brazilian authorities must ensure the rights of indigenous communities living around the river Xingu are respected and protected, Amnesty International ...

Press Release      

Brazil: Authorities must act to stop killings across the Amazon
1 June 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 01 June 2011. Index: AMR 19/008/2011. Brazil: Authorities must act ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/008/2011

Brazil: Extradition of an alleged perpetrator of crimes against ...
23 May 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 23 May 2011. Index: AMR 19/007/2011. Brazil: Extradition of an alleged ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/007/2011