Human Rights

    A crack addict in Brazil - Photo: Bruno Kelly

    São Paulo’s Answer to Drugs: Police, Tractors and Forced Treatment

    Last Sunday, São Paulo authorities dramatically deployed a “new” approach to dealing with drug ...

    Police drag protester in Rio - Photo by Pedro Prado

    International Court Rules Against Brazil’s Police Indiscriminate Killings

    Amnesty International lambasted “impunity” for Brazilian police who kill suspects during operations, after a ...

    Indians Kick Tear Gas and attack police with arrows - Wilson Dias/ABr

    In Brazil, Guns and Tear Gas Are No Match for Indians’ Arrows

      Brazilian Indians defied police repression in Brazil’s capital city on Tuesday, as officers ...

    Altair Guimarães in Vila Autódromo, Rio - TRF/Nicky Milne

    This Man Was Evicted, Re-evicted, Evicted Again, So Rio Could Grow

    “I would come back to live here if I could,” said Altair Guimarães, plucking ...

    Lack of sanitation in Brazil's favelas is common -

    Basic Sanitation Might Be Coming Soon to a Big Favela in Rio

    Brazilian authorities have taken the first step towards providing basic sanitation to more than ...

    Brazilian Indians celebrating the Kuarup - Photo by ABr

    Indians Take Brazil to International Court on Dispute over Land

    An international human rights commission has accused Brazil of failing to obey its own ...

    Brazilian Indian Girl - Agência Brasil

    On Indian Day, Brazil’s Guarani Are in Europe to Fight for Their Land

    A global wave of protest organized by Survival International has called for a halt ...