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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: Police repression mars peaceful protest in São Paulo

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

Amnesty International Report 2014/15 - Brazil

25 February 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Annual Reports

"They use a strategy of fear": Protecting the right to protest in Brazil

5 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sacrificing Rights in the Name of Development: Indigenous Peoples Under Threat in the Americas

August 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: Briefing on Brazil's Second Periodic Report on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

25 October 2005 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: Police violence and the 500th anniversary

18 December 2000 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: Human rights defenders: Protecting human rights for everyone

1 April 1998 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

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