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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/BRA/CO/2, 2 November 2005: Brazil

4. The Committee welcomes institutional measures to protect human rights in the State party, namely, the establishment of Police Ombudsmen’s Offices and “Legal Desks” to provide legal advice and civil documentation to indigenous and rural communities, as well as the “Brazil Without Homophobia” programme, the “Afro-Attitude” programme to support black students in public universities and the “Plan Against Violence in the Countryside”.

Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Brazil-2005-eng