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

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

Solutions to the Historic Violation of Indigenous Rights Will Only Be Found through Respectful Dialogue, in Good Faith, with Indigenous Peoples

7 August 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: Picking up the pieces: Women's experience of urban violence in Brazil

17 April 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil - 'From Burning Buses to Caveirões': the Search for Human Security

2 May 2007 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

2006 elections to the Human Rights Council: Background information on candidate countries

1 May 2006 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil "We Have Come to Take your Souls": the Caveirão and Policing in Rio de Janeiro

13 March 2006 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: "They come in shooting": Policing socially excluded communities

2 December 2005 | 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:"Foreigners in our own country": Indigenous peoples in Brazil

30 March 2005 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro 2003: Candelária and Vigário Geral 10 years on

28 August 2003 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

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