August 16, 2011
An armed ambush that killed a judge near Rio de Janeiro highlights the city's high level of criminality and police corruption.
August 4, 2011
Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.
June 16, 2011
A Brazilian court is due to hear an appeal early next week by a prominent human rights lawyer amid ongoing violence against land reform activists.
June 8, 2011
Brazilian Authorities Must Investigate Hired Gunmen Threatening Rural Communities, Says Amnesty International
Brazilian authorities must investigate acts of violence and intimidation by hired gunmen against rural workers in the north of the country, Amnesty International said today, amid ongoing threats ta...