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Another Killing Year in Land Conflicts in Brazil

This year was marked by land conflict violence says the 2005 Brazil Human Rights ...

UN Hears About Plight of Brazilian Indian

The assassination of Indians in Brazil and the risky situation of human right defenders ...

UN Envoy in Brazil Assesses How Human Rights Activists Are Treated

Hina Jilani, special emissary of the United Nations Secretary-General, is arriving in Brazil today ...

Amnesty Uses Brazil Violence to Promote Gun Control in the World

During the course of 2006, Amnesty International plans to present its report entitled "They ...

Brazil On Trial by OAS Court for Human Rights Abuse

The trial of the first case involving accusations against Brazil in the Organization of ...

Brazil Dismisses Charges of Genocide in Haiti as Pro-Aristide Propaganda

The former commander of the UN Mission for Stabilization in Haiti (Minustah), Brazilian general, ...

Brazil Says Child Sex Is Serious Matter. Crime Involves Authorities and Elites.

Sexual exploitation of children continues to be a serious problem in Brazil, "reaching worrisome ...

17% of Brazilian Babies Still Don’t Get a Birth Certificate

The Presidential secretary of Human Rights, Mário Mamede, concluded, Thursday, October 27, the defense ...

Amnesty Calls Brazil Friendly But Lax in Solving Human Rights Problems

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC), ...

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

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