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Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Its mission is to undertake research and action focussed on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. Amnesty International has more than a million members and supporters in over 140 countries and territories. It is impartial and independent of any government, political persuasion or religious creed. It is financed largely by subscriptions and donations from its worldwide membership.  Website: www.amnesty.org
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Brazil: Court archives case of killing of young boy during military police operation

29 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil declares trial on Carandiru massacre null in shocking blow for justice

28 September 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Rio's Olympic legacy shattered with no let-up in killings by police

22 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Daily shootouts and alarming rise in police killings puts Olympic legacy at risk

2 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Fighting injustice with smartphones in Olympic Rio

27 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Huge spike in number of deaths committed by Police in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games

1 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Economic emergency, no excuse to cut social services and security short ahead of Olympics

17 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Imminent forced eviction of Indigenous Peoples flagrantly unjust

13 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Violence has no place in these games! Risk of human rights violations at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

2 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

The dark side of Rio 2016: 20 families win fight to stay in their homes, against all odds

9 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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