Human Rights

    Brazilian human rights activist and leftist councilwoman Marielle Franco assassinated in Rio. - Photo: #MidiaNINJA

    Execution in Rio of Black Activist and Councilwoman Shocks and Moves Brazil

    Prominent Brazilian human rights activist and councilwoman Marielle Franco was assassinated in Rio de ...

    Terreirada Cearense Carnaval Block in Rio - Fernando Frazão/ABr

    Brazilian Justice Bans Carnaval Group for Celebrating Dictatorship and Torture

    Dubbed “the world’s biggest party,” Brazil’s Carnaval is officially underway and this year’s festivities ...

    Dom Hélder Pessoa Câmara, who died in 1999, was an advocate for Liberation Theology. He was the Archbishop of Olinda and Recife

    What the World Can Learn from a Moribund Liberation Theology

    This June saw the passing of two of our generation’s most fascinating and controversial ...

    A pig - Photo: Maurício Fanfa A pig - Photo: Maurício Fanfa

    German Candymaker Caught Using Mistreated Pigs and Slave Labor in Brazil

    Germany’s global candymaker Haribo was forced on the defensive on Thursday after a documentary ...