Human Rights

    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 ...

    By Law Kids Cannot Hold a Job in Brazil. Three Million of Them Work Anyway

    Brazil’s Prosecution Service for Labor (MPT) is launching a national campaign against child labor. ...