Human Rights

A prison in Brazil - Wilson Dias/ABr

Gang Country: In This Brazilian Prison Guards Do Not Enter

Brazil’s representatives had to explain at a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human ...

A policeman in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Speaking Out or Complaining Is a Sure Way to Jail for Brazilian Policemen

Brazilian authorities should reform laws that have been used to impose disproportionate punishments on ...

Rio Carnaval Parade Celebrating the Amazon Indians Leaves Big Farm Livid

Rio’s Carnaval festivities were threatened this year by a spat pitting a well-known parade ...

Without Police, Rio’s Drug Lords Show Who Are the Bosses in the Favelas

After the Brazilian government spent tens of millions of dollars securing the city of ...