Violence

    From the film Onã, CRUA (Coletivo de Rua)

    Brazil’s Genocide Project for Blacks: 70% of Those Murdered Are Black

    African-descendants in Brazil are 23.5 percent more likely to be killed than any other ...

    Victims of the massacre get buried in close-by graves - Photo: Dinho Santos

    Eviction in Brazil Ends Up in the Massacre by Police of Ten People

    Ten campesinos (nine men and one woman) were killed by Brazil’s military and civilian ...

    Protesters burn buildings and fight the police in Brasília - José Cruz/ABr

    Responding to Pressure, Brazil President Removes Army from Capital

    Brazilian President Michel Temer has called troops back off the streets of Brasília following ...

    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 ...

    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 ...