Human Rights

    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 ...

    Students protest in Brazilian capital Brasília - Wilson Dias/ABr

    No Food, No Water, No Sleep: Is Brazil Torturing Student Protesters?

    Brazil’s public relations disaster has gone from bad to worse. In September, congress impeached ...

    A Guarani Indian from Rio de Janeiro - Tânia Rêgo/ABr

    900 Indians Have Been Killed in Brazil Since 2003

    According to a report issued by Brazil’s Missionary Indigenous Council in Brasília, almost 900 ...

    Brazilian Indians - Marcello Casal Jr/ABr

    Brazilian Indians on an European Tour to Denounce Human Rights Abuses

    A group of Indigenous leaders from Brazil began, this Monday, a three-week tour of ...