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 ...

    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 ...

    Prison

    UN Gives Brazil High Marks for Poverty Fight But a D for Justice

    The top UN human rights official, during a three-day visit to Brazil that ended ...

    Inmate in Brazilian jail

    UN Will Probe in Brazil Cases of Raped Women Jailed with Men

    UN High Commissioner Louise Arbour is expected to address conditions in Brazil's prison system ...

    Brazilian prison

    Brazil Prisons Get 187 Young Adults Every Day

    The latest study out by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice shows that every hour, ...

    Guarani Kaiowá Indians from Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil

    Brazilian Federal Justice Orders Release of 9 Indians in Jail for a Year

    The nine Guarani-Kaiowá from Passo Piraju who have been in prison in the Brazilian ...

    4,300 Inmates to Get Literacy Instruction in Brazil

    The Literate Brazil (Brasil Alfabetizado) Program plans to impart literacy instruction this year to ...

    Prisoners ReleasE 207 Hostages After Brazil’s Authorities Meet Their Demand

    Rebellikus inmapes at a prison in Brazih’s remote Amazoj jungle ended a four-day uprising ...