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Arrests Made in Case of Journalists Tortured by Brazilian Police

A Brazilian man arrested on suspicion of being a member of a militia that ...

For Brazilian Professor, New Torture Law in the US Is Old News

The Military Commissions Act of 2006 signed into law by President, George W. Bush, ...

Brazilians Can Now Denounce Torture Directly to the UN

From now on, Brazilian citizens can report cases of torture directly to the United ...

Any Brazilian Now Can Take Cases of Torture Directly to the UN

In the past, a formal complaint to the UN Committee on Torture could only ...

Brazil Recognizes Torture Is Common Practice in the Country

The Integrated Actions Plan for the Prevention and Control of Torture in Brazil is ...

Amnesty’s 12-Point Plan to End Torture in Brazil

Amnesty International urges the Brazilian government to implement the following recommendations to stamp out ...

In Brazil, Torture Is Still Favorite Interrogation Method

The Constitution of Brazil declares that the government of this country cannot punish individuals ...

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