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International Court Rules Brazil Violated Rights of Families of Guerrillas it Killed

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has ruled that between 1972 and 1974, ...

Open Letter to President Lula in Defense of Cuba’s Prisoners of Conscience

A letter addressed to Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva by the secretary ...

US’s HRF Gives Brazilian Woman Human Rights Award for Fighting Death Squads

Sandra Carvalho, a lawyer, sociologist and director of the non-governmental organization Global Justice, is ...

US Decries Torture, Child Labor and Political Murder by Police in Brazil

The US issued earlier this month its reports of human rights practices for 2007 ...

UN Will Probe in Brazil Cases of Raped Women Jailed with Men

UN High Commissioner Louise Arbour is expected to address conditions in Brazil's prison system ...

An inmate in a Brazilian prison

Washington’s Annual Report on Brazil’s Bad Behavior

The US State Department has released its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices ...

Torture and Impunity Are Still the Norm Throughout Brazil

Brazilians, especially Indians and other socially excluded segments of the population, continue to suffer ...

Law Students Interested in Human Rights Wanted for Volunteer Work in Brazil

The Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights and Terra de Direitos are ...