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Brazil: Destination of choice for Africans
Asylum requests skyrocketed 800 percent over four years, mostly from Africans fleeing conflict and persecution.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 12:38 GMT
Breaking down Brazil's protests
Rising social unrest has seen hundreds of thousands hit the streets over discontent with government policies.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2013 15:59 GMT
In Honduras and beyond, incarceration is derailing justice
The Honduras prison fire that killed almost 360 inmates echoes failures in prison systems across the Americas.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2012 19:02 GMT
Brazil tackles 'entrenched inequalities'
Despite some improvements, Amnesty International says police regularly oppress poor communities.
Last updated: 15 May 2011 15:14 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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'I dream of a job, a school, a home'
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