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Carandiru and the scandal of Brazil’s medieval prison system - 15 avril 2013

Headline Title:  Carandiru and the scandal of Brazil’s medieval prison system Twenty-six police officers have gone on trial in Brazil for the killing of 15 inmates in one of the country’s most infamous prisons two decades ago. Twenty-six police officers have gone on trial in Brazil for the killing of 15 inmates in the prison in Carandiru, Brazil, Amnesty International looks at the state of prison conditions in the South American country. Media Node:  Carandiru En un coup d'œil:  26 police officers are on trial for the killing of 15 inmates.More than 100 prisoners were killed after the military operation in 1993.The only individual to face a trial was acquitted in 2006. Story Location:  Brazil 17° 2' 13.8372" S, 49° 34' 13.1268" W See map: Google Maps “The Carandiru massacre is a reflection of the deep problems of Brazil’s prison system. ” Source:  Atila Roque, Director of Amnesty International’s Brazil Office. URL:  Brazil: Carandiru massacre trial must end long legacy of impunity Description:  Story, 15 April 2013 URL:  "Death has arrived": prison massacre at the Casa de Detencao, Sao Paulo Description:  Report, 1993

Brazil: Carandiru massacre trial must end long legacy of impunity - 15 avril 2013

Headline Title:  Brazil: Carandiru massacre trial must end long legacy of impunity A court trial this week over police responsibility for a Brazilian prison massacre two decades ago must signal the beginning of the end for a long legacy of impunity, Amnesty International said tod A court trial this week over police responsibility for a Brazilian prison massacre two decades ago must signal the beginning of the end for a long legacy of impunity. Media Node:  Carandiru prison Story Location:  Brasil 22° 27' 30.3084" S, 53° 57' 53.4384" W See map: Google Maps “This trial must be a turning point. For years, the delay in bringing those responsible for the Carandiru massacre to justice has been a dark cloud hanging over the whole country – we hope that now this impunity is finally coming to an end.” Source:  Atila Roque, Amnesty International’s Brazil Office Director URL:  Carandiru and the scandal of Brazil’s medieval prison system Description:  Feature, 15 April 2013 URL:  Death has arrived. Prison massacre at the Casa de Detenção, São Paulo Description:  Report, 30 April 1993

Brésil. Action sur les droits humains dans les bidonvilles en amont d’une opération de police - 5 novembre 2012

Headline Title:  Brésil : non aux violences policières dans les favelas Amnesty International et des organisations non gouvernementales (ONG) partenaires ont décidé d’aller au devant de dizaines de milliers de résidents d’une des plus grandes favelas (bidonvilles) de R Des ONG lancent une action sur les droits humains à l’intention de dizaines de milliers d’habitants de bidonvilles à Rio, en amont d’un projet de «pacification» de la zone par la police. Media Node:  Rio de Janeiro's Mare favelas_fr Story Location:  Brésil 22° 49' 12.936" S, 43° 19' 3.7884" W See map: Google Maps “Nous voulons en finir avec la notion selon laquelle tout est permis parce que l’État fait la "guerre;" au crime organisé – cela suppose notamment de mettre un terme aux atteintes aux droits des résidents des zones où les UPP s’installent.” Source:  Átila Roque, directeur de la section brésilienne d’Amnesty International Date:  Lu, 05/11/2012 URL:  Brésil : les Jeux olympiques de Rio ne doivent pas être ternis par des expulsions forcées Description:  Nouvelle, 14 novembre 2011 URL:  Le meurtre d'une magistrate brésilienne met en évidence la corruption policière Description:  Nouvelle, 16 août 2011 URL:  Brésil. La violence à Rio de Janeiro : un défi pour l'avenir Description:  Déclaration publique, 3 novembre 2009

Brasil: Campaña de derechos humanos en barrios marginales ante operación policial - 5 novembre 2012

Headline Title:  Brasil: Campaña de derechos ante operación policial Amnistía Internacional y dos ONG asociadas se dirigirán a decenas de miles de residentes de una de las mayores favelas de Río de Janeiro para asegurarse de que conocen sus derechos humanos ante la Decenas de miles de habitantes de las barriadas marginales de Río de Janeiro son el centro de una campaña de derechos humanos de varias ONG ante los planes de la policía de “pacificar” la zona. Media Node:  Rio de Janeiro's Mare favelas_es Story Location:  Brasil 22° 49' 12.936" S, 43° 19' 3.7884" W See map: Google Maps “Queremos acabar con la idea de que algo sucede porque hay una ‘guerra’ contra la delincuencia organizada; esto incluye poner fin a la violación de los derechos de los residentes de las comunidades donde se instalan las UPP.” Source:  Átila Roque, director de Amnistía Internacional Brasil. Date:  Lu, 05/11/2012 URL:  Brazil: Forced evictions must not mar Rio Olympics Description:  News story, 14 November 2011 URL:  Killing of Brazilian judge exposes police corruption Description:  News story, 16 August 2011 URL:  Brazil: Violence in Rio de Janeiro - a challenge for change Description:  Public statement, 3 November 2009

Brazil: Slum campaign on human rights ahead of police operation - 5 novembre 2012

Headline Title:  Brazil: Slum campaign on human rights ahead of police operation Tens of thousands of residents in one of Rio de Janeiro’s biggest favelas are being targeted by Amnesty International and NGO partners to ensure they know their human rights ahead of a police opera Tens of thousands of slum-dwellers in Rio de Janeiro are the focus of an NGO campaign on human rights ahead police plans to "pacify" the area. Media Node:  Rio de Janeiro's Mare favelas Story Location:  Brazil 22° 49' 12.936" S, 43° 19' 3.7884" W See map: Google Maps “We want to break with the notion that anything goes because there’s a ‘war’ against organized crime – this includes putting an end to violating the rights of residents of the communities where the UPPs move in” Source:  Átila Roque, Amnesty International’s Brazil Director Date:  Lu, 05/11/2012 URL:  Brazil: Forced evictions must not mar Rio Olympics Description:  News story, 14 November 2011 URL:  Killing of Brazilian judge exposes police corruption Description:  News story, 16 August 2011 URL:  Brazil: Violence in Rio de Janeiro - a challenge for change Description:  Public statement, 3 November 2009

Brasil: Comunidad indígena en riesgo de desalojo - 26 octobre 2012

Headline Title:  Brasil: Comunidad indígena en riesgo de desalojo Las autoridades brasileñas deben suspender inmediatamente la orden judicial de desalojo de 170 indígenas guaraní kaiowá de una parte de sus tierras ancestrales, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional Las autoridades brasileñas deben suspender inmediatamente la orden judicial de desalojo de 170 indígenas guaraní kaiowá de una parte de sus tierras ancestrales. Media Node:  Guarani-Kaiowa_es Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Brasil 20° 44' 45.024" S, 55° 26' 52.7928" W See map: Google Maps “La comunidad de Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay ha dejado claro que ser expulsados de nuevo de sus tierras ancestrales representaría su extinción cultural; la orden de desalojo debe suspenderse de inmediato.” Source:  Átila Roque, director de Amnistía Internacional Brasil Date:  Ve, 26/10/2012 URL:  Brasil: Una comunidad indígena se enfrenta al desalojo Description:  Acción urgente, 26 de octubre de 2012 URL:  Brasil: Dirigente indígena asesinado Description:  Acción urgente, 21 de noviembre de 2011 URL:  Brasil: Dirigente indígena muerto en ataque armado Description:  Noticia, 22 de noviembre de 2011 URL:  Brasil: "Conocemos nuestros derechos y vamos a luchar por ellos". Derechos indígenas. Los guaraníes kaiowá Description:  Informe, 16 de febrero de 2011

Brésil : une communauté indigène risque d'être expulsée - 26 octobre 2012

Headline Title:  Brésil : une communauté indigène risque d'être expulsée Les autorités brésiliennes doivent immédiatement suspendre la décision de justice ordonnant d'expulser une communauté indigène guarani-kaiowá d'une portion de ses terres ancestrales, a déclaré Amne Les autorités brésiliennes doivent suspendre immédiatement l'ordre d'expulsion concernant 170 Guaranis-Kaiowás qui vivent actuellement sur une portion de leurs terres ancestrales. Media Node:  Guarani-Kaiowa_fr Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Brazil 20° 44' 45.024" S, 55° 26' 52.7928" W See map: Google Maps “La communauté de Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay a fait clairement comprendre que la chasser une nouvelle fois de ses terres ancestrales reviendrait à provoquer purement et simplement l'extinction de sa culture ; l'ordre d'expulsion doit donc être suspendu immédiatement.” Source:  Átila Roque, directeur de la section brésilienne d'Amnesty International. URL:  Brésil. Une communauté indigène risque d'être expulsée Description:  Action urgente, 26 octobre 2012 URL:  Brésil. Un chef indigène tué Description:  Action urgente, 21 novembre 2011 URL:  Brésil : un dirigeant indigène a été tué lors d'une attaque armée Description:  Nouvelle, 22 novembre 2011 URL:  Brazil: 'We know our rights and we will fight for them': Indigenous rights in Brazil: The Guarani-Kaiowá Description:  Rapport, 16 février 2011

Brazil: Indigenous community faces eviction - 26 octobre 2012

Headline Title:  Brazil: Indigenous community faces eviction The Brazilian authorities must immediately suspend a court order to evict 170 Guarani–Kaiowá indigenous people from a portion of their ancestral lands, Amnesty International said after the communit The Brazilian authorities must immediately suspend a court order to evict 170 Guarani–Kaiowá indigenous people from a portion of their ancestral lands. Media Node:  Guarani-Kaiowa Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Brazil 20° 44' 45.024" S, 55° 26' 52.7928" W See map: Google Maps “The Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay have made themselves clear that being forced off their ancestral lands again would be tantamount to their very cultural extinction – the eviction order must be suspended immediately” Source:  Átila Roque, Director of Amnesty International Brazil Date:  Ve, 26/10/2012 URL:  Brazil: Indigenous community faces eviction Description:  Urgent action, 26 October 2012 URL:  Brazil: Indigenous leader killed Description:  Urgent action, 21 November 2011 URL:  Brazil: Indigenous leader killed in armed raid Description:  News story, 22 November 2011 URL:  Brazil: 'We know our rights and we will fight for them': Indigenous rights in Brazil: The Guarani-Kaiowá Description:  Report, 16 February 2011

Las desapariciones forzadas en América son un crimen del presente - 29 août 2012

Headline Title:  Las desapariciones forzadas en América son un crimen del presente La última vez que Victoria Montenegro vio a su madre biológica, Hilda Ramona Torres, tenía 13 días de vida. Las desapariciones forzadas en América no son un mero asunto del pasado, pues queda aún mucho por hacer para que las víctimas y sus familiares reciban justicia. Media Node:  Americas disappeared_es Twitter Tag:  DemandJustice Story Location:  Argentina 31° 9' 11.7828" S, 61° 31' 24.3768" W “Los gobiernos están obligados a no traicionar a los miles de personas que buscan a sus seres queridos. Seguiremos apoyándolas y presionando a las autoridades para que ofrezcan, a los familiares y a la sociedad en general, toda la verdad, justicia y reparación.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, asesor especial de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Me, 29/08/2012 URL:  Kept in the dark – the murky world of enforced disappearances Description:  Artículo, 29 de agosto de 2012 URL:  Desapariciones forzadas Description:  Amnistía Internacional EE. UU.

Enforced Disappearances in the Americas are a crime of the present - 29 août 2012

Headline Title:  Enforced Disappearances in the Americas are a crime of the present The last time Victoria Montenegro saw her biological mother, Hilda Ramona Torres, she was just 13 days old. In the Americas, enforced disappearances are not just an issue of the past, with much still to be done for justice to be delivered to the victims and their relatives. Media Node:  Americas disappeared Twitter Tag:  DemandJustice Story Location:  Argentina 31° 9' 11.7828" S, 61° 31' 24.3768" W “Governments have a duty not to betray the thousands of people looking for their loved ones. We will continue to support them and to press the authorities to give relatives and the society at large the full truth, justice and reparation” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Adviser to Amnesty International Date:  Me, 29/08/2012 URL:  Kept in the dark – the murky world of enforced disappearances Description:  Feature, 29 August 2012 URL:  Enforced Disappearances Description:  Thematic page