Brazilian army at favela Maré - Tomaz Silva/ABr

    Other Violent Brazilian Cities May Be Taken Over by the Army like Rio

    Brazilian leaders said that the use of the military to combat rising violence in ...

    For Women, Brazilian Prison Is a Lawless House of Horrors

    To enter the unsanitary, violent, and inhumane cells of Brazil’s prisons is to step ...

    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 ...