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April 22, 2013
The conviction of 23 Brazilian police officers for killing inmates in a prison massacre two decades ago is a "vital" step towards justice, Amnesty International has said.
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April 15, 2013
Twenty-six police officers have gone on trial in Brazil for the killing of 15 inmates in the prison in Carandiru, Brazil, Amnesty International looks at the state of prison conditions in the South Ame...
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April 15, 2013
A court trial this week over police responsibility for a Brazilian prison massacre two decades ago must signal the beginning of the end for a long legacy of impunity.
Press Release
November 5, 2012

Tens of thousands of residents of one of Rio de Janeiro’s biggest favelas are being targeted by Amnesty International and NGO partners to ensure they know their human rights ahead of a police opera...

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