November 5, 2012
Tens of thousands of slum-dwellers in Rio de Janeiro are the focus of an NGO campaign on human rights ahead police plans to "pacify" the area.
October 26, 2012
The Brazilian authorities must immediately suspend a court order to evict 170 Guarani–Kaiowá indigenous people from a portion of their ancestral lands.
August 28, 2012
In the Americas, enforced disappearances are not just an issue of the past, with much still to be done for justice to be delivered to the victims and their relatives.
June 22, 2012
Despite opposition, human rights language has survived in the Rio+20 summit's outcome document – but it does not go far enough.