Brazilian prison - Antonio Cruz/ABr

    Brazil’s Drug War Is Filling Up Jails Like in the US

    Nearly half of all people imprisoned in Brazil’s third most populous state, Rio de ...

    Rally in defense of Dilma Rousseff

    Brazilians Confused About their Right to Protest During Olympic Competitions

    Brazil’s Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said the ban on political demonstrations at the ...

    After 8 Inmates Are Killed, Some Decapitated, UN Asks for Brazil Reforms

    While assessing the recent outbreaks of violence that took place in several prison facilities ...

    José Cristian Góes

    Brazil’s 7 Months of Jail for Fictional Blog Is Insanity, Says RSF

    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that it “has learned with incredulity and dismay” that ...

    Prison in Brazil

    UN Warns Brazil Against Arbitrary Detention and Lack of Legal Assistance

    The UN’s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is raising concerns regarding the excessive use ...

    Hugo Chavez

    Brazil Reminds Chavez of Need for Freedom of Expression and Independent Justice

    While saying it is a “good friend” of Venezuela and his president, Hugo Chavez, ...