Human Rights

    Terreirada Cearense Carnaval Block in Rio - Fernando Frazão/ABr

    Brazilian Justice Bans Carnaval Group for Celebrating Dictatorship and Torture

    Dubbed “the world’s biggest party,” Brazil’s Carnaval is officially underway and this year’s festivities ...

    O Kunumi Chegou - From Youtube

    Brazilian Young Indians Become Rappers to Fight for Land Rights

    The opening ceremony of Brazil’s World Cup in 2014 also marked the kickoff of ...

    Dom Hélder Pessoa Câmara, who died in 1999, was an advocate for Liberation Theology. He was the Archbishop of Olinda and Recife

    What the World Can Learn from a Moribund Liberation Theology

    This June saw the passing of two of our generation’s most fascinating and controversial ...

    A pig - Photo: Maurício Fanfa A pig - Photo: Maurício Fanfa

    German Candymaker Caught Using Mistreated Pigs and Slave Labor in Brazil

    Germany’s global candymaker Haribo was forced on the defensive on Thursday after a documentary ...

    March pro black right. The police bullets only kill blacks - Oswaldo Corneti/Fotos Públicas

    The Brazilian Experience: How Black Rage Turns into Revolt

    Brazilian black movements have been organizing and protesting against racial violence and injustice for ...