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June 1, 2016

Brazil is on a fast-track course to repeat the deadly mistakes it has been making around policing for decades, made even more evident during the 2014 World Cup, which left a long trail of suffering...

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May 17, 2016

Public statement by Amnesty International

Press Release
April 26, 2016

Residents in many of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas are living in terror after at least 11 people have been killed in police shootings since the beginning of April, Amnesty International warned ahead of...

Press Release
April 15, 2016

Twenty years on from a brutal massacre of landless farm workers by Brazil’s military police, impunity persists for crimes committed against rural communities in the county -with 50 murders in 2015...

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