Tag: human rights

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 ...

Brazilian Indians celebrating the Kuarup - Photo by ABr

Indians Take Brazil to International Court on Dispute over Land

An international human rights commission has accused Brazil of failing to obey its own ...

Brazilian Indian Girl - Agência Brasil

On Indian Day, Brazil’s Guarani Are in Europe to Fight for Their Land

A global wave of protest organized by Survival International has called for a halt ...

A policeman in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Speaking Out or Complaining Is a Sure Way to Jail for Brazilian Policemen

Brazilian authorities should reform laws that have been used to impose disproportionate punishments on ...

Brazil Is Not Winning Its War Against Violence on Black Women

Every year, Amnesty International releases a report on the state of human rights across ...

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 ...