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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: 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: 'Subhuman': Torture, overcrowding and brutalisation in Minas Gerais police stations

25 March 2002 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: "They Treat Us Like Animals": Torture and ill-treatment in Brazil: Dehumanization and impunity within the criminal justice system

18 October 2001 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: Commentary on Brazil's first report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture

19 April 2001 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: A waste of lives: FEBEM juvenile detention centres in Sao Paulo: A human rights crisis, not a public security issue

12 July 2000 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Brazil: "No one here sleeps safely" : Human rights violations against detainees

23 June 1999 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

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