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Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, E/CN.4/2001/9/Add.1, January 17, 2001: Brazil

31. On 19 June the Special Rapporteur sent an urgent appeal to the Government of Brazil concerning the safety of Eduardo Bernardes da Silva, an Amnesty International member who had received several death threats allegedly because of his work as a defender of the rights of gay and lesbian groups.[78]

full text of the report in English: Report-SR Extrajudicial Executions-summary cases-2001-eng

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  1.  Please  note  that  this  case  is also  mentioned  in the annual  report  of the Special  Rapporteur  on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions E/CN.4/2001/9, January 11, 2001, para. 48.