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Violence has no place in these Games! Risk of human rights violations at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

1st July 2016

Author - Amnesty International

This brief report looks at Brazil's history hosting mega-sporting events (mainly the 2007 Pan-Am Games and the 2014 FIFA World Cup) as well as its history of human rights violations committed by security forces. It then outlines the risk the country faces of abusing human rights in the run up to the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Read more on Amnesty's website.