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Special Report

Small Arms in Brazil: Production, Trade, and Holdings By Pablo Dreyfus, Benjamin Lessing, Marcelo de Sousa Nascimento, and Júlio Cesar Purcena

Special Report

Small Arms in Brazil: Production, Trade, and Holdings By Pablo Dreyfus, Benjamin Lessing, Marcelo de Sousa Nascimento, and Júlio Cesar Purcena

A study by the Small Arms Survey, Viva Rio, and ISER

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Viva Rio

ISER

Viva Rio is a non-governmental organization headquartered in Rio de Janeiro.

Since its creation 35 years ago, ISER (Instituto de Estudos da Religião, or the

Its main goal is to promote a culture of peace and social development through

Institute of Religious Studies) has been actively engaged in promoting devel-

fieldwork, research, and the formulation of public policies. It wa