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Brazilian Indians - Marcello Casal Jr/ABr

Brazilian Indians on an European Tour to Denounce Human Rights Abuses

A group of Indigenous leaders from Brazil began, this Monday, a three-week tour of ...

Paulo Vannuchi

Lula’s Administration Bends to Pressure and Makes Changes in Human Rights Plan

Brazilian minister Paulo Vannuchi, the head of the Human Rights Secretariat, has confirmed that ...

Rogério Sottili

Lula’s Human Rights Program as Explained by One of Its Architects

Brazil’s National Program for Human Rights (PNDH-3) announced last week has suffered a barrage ...

Prison

Killing and Torture by Police Still Widespread in Brazil

In its latest periodic review of Brazil, international organization Human Rights Watch, whose mission ...

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 ...

Brazil Agrees Impunity Will Not End Without Three-Branches Joint Effort

Human rights organizations released this Thursday, February 9, one of the most complete report ...

In Brazil There Is a Long Distance Between Human Rights Policies and Their Implementation

After two weeks in Brazil, and travelling to various parts of the country (BrasÀ­lia, ...

Brazil Trying to Deal with Killing Sugar Cane Fields and Forced Sex

Brazil presents a "sad picture" of fundamental rights abuses. This is the view transmitted ...

Death Squads and Impunity Still Common in Brazil

Brazil is a constitutional federal republic composed of 26 states and the Federal District. ...

Brazil Discredits US Report on Human Rights Abuse

Brazil’s special secretary of Human Rights, Minister Nilmário Miranda, affirmed yesterday that the Brazilian ...

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