Tag: Amnesty

A meeting of Brazil's House of Representatives - EBC

The Way Brazil Congress Found to Deal with Their Crimes: Amnesty for All

  The recent list with almost 100 names sent by Brazil’s Federal Prosecutor’s Office ...

Logging in the Brazilian Amazon

Brazilian Loggers Double Amazon Deforestation Hoping for Amnesty

In Brazil, deforestation rates in the Amazon, the world’s biggest rain forest, more than ...

Amnesty Probes Charges of Violence Against Women in Brazil

Tim Cahill and Patrick Wilcken, who represent Amnesty International, are participating today, June 12, ...

Torture and Impunity Are Still the Norm Throughout Brazil

Brazilians, especially Indians and other socially excluded segments of the population, continue to suffer ...

Torture, death squad, 9,000 Killed in 5 years: a Portrayal of Brazil’s Police

One of the main criticisms of Brazil appearing in the Amnesty International Report 2006 ...

Amnesty Condemns Killings of Police in Brazil and Warns Against Retaliation

Amnesty International released a note saying the it totally repudiates the recent wave of ...

Amnesty Uses Brazil Violence to Promote Gun Control in the World

During the course of 2006, Amnesty International plans to present its report entitled "They ...

In Brazil, Police Are Bandit, But Also Victim

Fourteen-year-old schoolboy Douglas Brasil de Paula was playing pinball in a bar. João da ...

UN’s Rapporteur Disagrees With Amnesty’s Assessment of Brazil

Doudou Diène, special rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Commission on Contemporary ...

Amnesty Calls Brazil Friendly But Lax in Solving Human Rights Problems

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC), ...

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