Human Rights

    Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

    The prison population throughout Latin America has been growing steadily for the past few ...

    Brazil’s Prison Riot: The Unspeakable Pain of Burying Your Beheaded Child

    The prison massacre in Alcaçuz Penitentiary on January 14, which killed at least 26 ...

    Inter-American Court Rules Against Slave Work in Brazil

    The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has welcomed a call from the International Labor ...

    Human Rights Watch Blames Brazil’s Prison Overcrowding on Country’s Anti-Drug Law

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Brazil’s prison overcrowding problem in its World Report ...

    Dozens Killed in Brazil’s Worst Prison Massacre in Two Decades

    A prison riot has left at least 56 dead, with decapitated bodies thrown over ...