Brazilian Army sent to protect the presidential palace in Brasília - Valter Campanato/ABr

Army Takes Over Brazil’s Capital After Protesters Invade and Break Government Buildings

The Brazilian Army took over positions close to the presidential palace and ministry buildings ...

60 percent of attackers are current or ex-partners of victims

Every Minute 8 Women Are Victims of Violence in Brazil

Details from DataFolha’s latest study, “Visible and Invisible: The Mistreatment of Women in Brazil,” ...

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 ...

Protesters clash with police during Brazil's general strike - Tomaz Silva/ABr

The 35 Million-Strong General Strike that Stopped Brazil in Its Tracks

Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from ...

Protest in Rio against government's reforms - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazilians Pour onto Streets Demanding a Halt to Reforms and the President’s Ousting

Brazilians took to the streets in a nationwide protest on Wednesday against President Michel ...