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Ending impunity and promoting the rights of Indigenous Peoples must be Brazil’s priorities

Headline Title:  Ending impunity and promoting the rights of Indigenous Peoples must be Brazil’s priorities 09 August 2013 “Despite all the economic progress made in Brazil over the last decade, violence is endemic and the current response is not only failing to reduce the violence, it is actually exacerbating the situation,” said Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty as he completed an official visit to the country.The visit highlighted issues of public security in the favelas of Rio, and the plight of Indigenous Peoples. It reviewed Brazil’s human rights progress…

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