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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: Surge in killings by police sparks fear in favelas ahead of Rio Olympics

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

Trigger-happy: Rio's security forces show their true colours ahead of Olympics

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

Brazil: Police repression mars peaceful protest in São Paulo

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

Brazil: Fresh hope for justice after 10-year-old boy shot dead in military police operation

19 November 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Killing of 13-year-old boy in police shootout shows reckless security strategy

8 September 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Denial of justice for Rio disappearances shows justice system 'unfit for purpose'

24 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Congress plays 'House of Cards' with the lives of marginalized teenagers

3 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Shocking U-turn on vote against lowering age for children to be tried as adults

2 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Police killings in Brazil: 'My taxes paid for the bullet that killed my grandson'

13 March 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Further information: Gunmen threatening community detained

30 January 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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