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Brazilian Young Indians Become Rappers to Fight for Land Rights

The opening ceremony of Brazil’s World Cup in 2014 also marked the kickoff of ...

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 ...

March pro black right. The police bullets only kill blacks - Oswaldo Corneti/Fotos Públicas

The Brazilian Experience: How Black Rage Turns into Revolt

Brazilian black movements have been organizing and protesting against racial violence and injustice for ...

A Brazilian Indian demonstrates in Brasília - Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Brazilian Indians Losing the Few Rights They Conquered in the Last Few Years

A ten-year anniversary of the United Nation’s landmark recognition of indigenous rights finds slow ...

Baby monkey with Awá women - Photo by D Pugliese/Survival

After Massacre Amazon Indians from Brazil Appeal to the World for Help

Brazilian Indians have appealed for global assistance to prevent further killings after the reported ...

Burnt communal houses of uncontacted Indians could be signs of a massacre - © FUNAI

Goldminers in Brazil Massacre Over Ten Indians from an Uncontacted Tribe

Public prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation after reports that illegal goldminers in ...