Annual Report: Brazil 2013

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May 23, 2013

Annual Report: Brazil 2013

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In March, the High Court of Justice acquitted a man of raping three 12-year-old girls on the grounds that they were allegedly “sex-workers”. The decision, which sparked national and international condemnation, was annulled by the High Court in August.

Amnesty International visits/reports

  • Amnesty International delegates visited the State of Amazonas in March to carry out research on ill-treatment in detention.