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Reports of Special Rapporteurs and Working Groups

Report of the Independent Expert on cultural rights - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF140 kbENG2011
Report by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Follow-up to country recommendations – BrazilDownload PDF126 kbENG2010
Report of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Slavery - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF130 kbENG2010
Report by the Special Rapporteur on the Right to food - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF182 kbENG2009
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF109 kbENG2009
Report by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF277 kbENG2009
Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF576 kbENG2006
Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF101 kbENG2006
Report submitted by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF102 kbENG2006
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF101 kbENG2005
Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF97,5 kbENG2004
Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF142 kbENG2004
Report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF104 kbENG2004
Report of the Special Rapporteur on Torture - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF642 kbENG2001

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