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January 24, 2012
Brazilian police have forcefully evicted almost 6,000 people without warning from a slum outside Sao Paulo.
November 22, 2011
Brazil's authorities must address indigenous land claims to prevent future violent attacks on indigenous communities.
November 14, 2011
Favelas around Rio de Janeiro have been slated for forced evictions so the authorities can build infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics.
Press Release
August 26, 2011

Amnesty International today urged the Brazilian authorities to revoke a law that prevents the investigation and prosecution of those responsible for hundreds of cases of human rights violations....

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