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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
How Brazil's worst environmental disaster changed the lives of indigenous Krenak tribe on the banks of the Rio Doce
Faced by the public defenders of a youth court in São Paulo, Brazil, Gorete emotionally explained what happened on the February night when four military police officers came to her home and threatened to kill her teenage son. The police officers, who were searching for a revolver they believed Gorete’s son was hiding, did not …
Taken by police on May 15, Carlos Ramírez waits in a military jail while the government looks for evidence against him. His case is not uncommon
"They stole our forests and our water. We took our medicine from the forest. Now, they put police and dogs at our door."
“For every African problem, there is a Brazilian solution.” Those words by Kenyan professor Calestous Juma, highlighting the potential benefits toAfrica of Brazil’s expertise and experience in modernising its own nation, now have a bitter irony for many in the continent. Presented as an opportunity to develop Africa, Brazil’s investments there have not only failed …
The New York tycoon has extensive business ties to a region whose people he has often offended
Violent police operations were carried out in several areas of Rio de Janeiro - and two officers died in the first ten days of the Games