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After Murder of 20 Candidates, Armed Forces Deploy 25,000 Men for Brazil’s Elections

The gunning down of a string of candidates ahead of nationwide municipal elections this ...

900 Indians Have Been Killed in Brazil Since 2003

According to a report issued by Brazil’s Missionary Indigenous Council in Brasília, almost 900 ...

I Fear Brazil Might Become a New Iraq. But Much Worse

Congressional representatives of the oligarchy in Brazil began to strategize the impeachment of former ...

Comparing Discriminatory Policing and Social Action in Brazil and the US

The disproportionately harsh and violent treatment of African-Americans by law enforcement officials has been ...

Brazil Ranchers Kill and Wound Indians to Terrorize Them and Take Their Land

A group of gunmen has attacked a tribal community in southern Brazil, killing one ...

Brazil Is Now 104th in Press Freedom After Falling Another Five Places

Continuing conflicts of interest in the Brazilian media and a very disturbing level of ...

Brazilian Women Victims of Violence Urged to Denounce Their Assailants

“Do not report tomorrow the abuse you suffer today.” This is the motto adopted ...

Rape and the Basic Unfairness of Brazil’s Society

In late March, the brutal gang rape of an American tourist in a transit ...