Violence

Luan Gabriel de Souza

May Luan Inspire Brazilian Legislators to Vote on a Bill to End Police Impunity

Members of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies should think of Luan Gabriel de Souza’s death ...

The average annual rate for violent deaths in Brazil is 29.9 murders per 100,000 inhabitants - Photo: Warren Nabuco

In Brazil, Every Hour Seven People Are Killed. That’s 61,600 Murders a Year

The number of violent deaths registered during 2016 in Brazil reached 61,600, a 4.7% ...

Brazilian journalist Gleydson Carvalho killed while he was on air

Murder and Impunity: The Risky Business of Being a Journalist in Brazil

Brazil and Mexico are among the countries that saw the highest increases in impunity ...

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 ...