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As criminals eye the natural riches of their heavily forested territories, the Ka’apor people refuse to be cowed – even if it means taking the law into their own hands
Federal courts are battling to shut down a nickel mining plant said to be contaminating the Cateté river – a charge the company denies
International journalists will be housed at Casa Publica while investigating human rights related issues in Rio de Janeiro
Exclusive: Analysis finds favelas hit by fire in São Paulo have land values 76% higher than average, casting new doubt on official explanation of poor housing
Police in Quedas do Iguaçu are arresting MST supporters who occupy land to protest against timber company Araupel and cattle ranchers
Poor women with young children are seldom allowed to serve house arrest, while wealthy defendants can stay at home with minimum restraints
Residency program offers a free stay at Casa Pública to those interested in investigating human rights related issues in Rio de Janeiro