Human Rights

Slave work in Brazil is far from over

New Labor Rules Will Make Slave Work Still More Common in Brazil

Victims of slave labor in Brazil are less likely to be rescued following a ...

March pro black right. The police bullets only kill blacks - Oswaldo Corneti/Fotos Públicas

The Brazilian Experience: How Black Rage Turns into Revolt

Brazilian black movements have been organizing and protesting against racial violence and injustice for ...

A Brazilian Indian demonstrates in Brasília - Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Brazilian Indians Losing the Few Rights They Conquered in the Last Few Years

A ten-year anniversary of the United Nation’s landmark recognition of indigenous rights finds slow ...

Baby monkey with Awá women - Photo by D Pugliese/Survival

After Massacre Amazon Indians from Brazil Appeal to the World for Help

Brazilian Indians have appealed for global assistance to prevent further killings after the reported ...

Burnt communal houses of uncontacted Indians could be signs of a massacre - © FUNAI

Goldminers in Brazil Massacre Over Ten Indians from an Uncontacted Tribe

Public prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation after reports that illegal goldminers in ...

"You're gonna die, policeman" says writing on a favela wall in Rio - Photo: EBC

100 Policemen Killed in Rio this Year, One Every 57 Hours

The number of police officers killed so far this year in the Brazilian city ...

Pau D'Arco massacre

Thirteen Policemen Involved in Massacre of 10 Peasants Are Arrested in Brazil

Thirteen police officers have been detained for allegedly participating in a recent massacre that ...