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July 6, 2015

On July 1, a packed House of Representatives in Brasilia voted against lowering the age at which a child can be tried and sent to an adult jail. But although large sectors of the country celebrated...

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July 2, 2015

A shocking U-turn on a Brazilian Parliamentary decision that rejected lowering the age at which young people can be tried as adults and sent to appalling conditions in adult prisons risks endangeri...

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June 29, 2015

Amnesty International USA joined the Brazilian nongovernmental organization Conectas Direitos Humanos in calling on the Brazilian Congress to refrain from creating a serious setback to children’s r...

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May 11, 2015

Amnesty International continues to call on Paraguay to ensure that a 10-year-old girl who was raped by her step-father and is now pregnant has access to all possible medical series, including the o...

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