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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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You Killed My Son: Homicides By Military Police In The City Of Rio de Janerio

3 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: Teenager disappeared during military operation

2 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: At least nine killed overnight in north Brazil

6 November 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Carandiru massacre trial must end long legacy of impunity

15 April 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Carandiru and the scandal of Brazil's medieval prison system

15 April 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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