Tag: violence

Brazilian Army on the streets to guarantee elections

After Murder of 20 Candidates, Armed Forces Deploy 25,000 Men for Brazil’s Elections

The gunning down of a string of candidates ahead of nationwide municipal elections this ...

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 ...

Dilma Rousseff and Saddam Hussein

I Fear Brazil Might Become a New Iraq. But Much Worse

Congressional representatives of the oligarchy in Brazil began to strategize the impeachment of former ...

Black activism in Brazil and the US

Comparing Discriminatory Policing and Social Action in Brazil and the US

The disproportionately harsh and violent treatment of African-Americans by law enforcement officials has been ...

Attacks against Guarani communities have increased in frequency

Brazil Ranchers Kill and Wound Indians to Terrorize Them and Take Their Land

A group of gunmen has attacked a tribal community in southern Brazil, killing one ...

Front pages of Brazil's main newspapers on the impeachment

Brazil Is Now 104th in Press Freedom After Falling Another Five Places

Continuing conflicts of interest in the Brazilian media and a very disturbing level of ...

Maria da Penha law

Brazilian Women Victims of Violence Urged to Denounce Their Assailants

“Do not report tomorrow the abuse you suffer today.” This is the motto adopted ...

Protesting against rape in Brazil

Rape and the Basic Unfairness of Brazil’s Society

In late March, the brutal gang rape of an American tourist in a transit ...