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Brazil: New Bill threatens existing environmental protections and rights of communities

15 Dec 2016

A new bill currently before the Brazilian Congress…

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Brazil: The work of women on radio is the theme of ARTICLE 19’s new project

25 Nov 2016

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of…

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Brazil: new report analyses impunity in crimes against communicators

02 Nov 2016

To mark the The International Day to End Impunity for…

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The Cycle of Silence: Impunity in Murders of Communicators in Brazil

02 Nov 2016

This report is in response to the urgent need for systemic…

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Joint Submission to the UPR of Brazil

06 Oct 2016

ARTICLE 19, Associação Brasileira de…

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A Deadly Shade of Green: Threats against Environmental Rights Defenders in Latin America

09 Aug 2016

IntroductionLatin America is, by far, the most dangerous…

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Brazil: Olympic Games security transparency woefully lacking

05 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 is seriously concerned about a lack of transparency…

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Brazil: Murky waters and Olympic opacity

29 Jul 2016

In August, up to 1,400 athletes will be in sailing…

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Brazil: WhatsApp services blocked nationwide in violation of freedom of expression

22 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns the blocking of access to WhatsApp…

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Brazil: New bill threatens the environment and the right to social participation

08 Jun 2016

Brazil’s National Congress may soon be voting…

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Brazil: Closure of public agency damages transparency and fight against corruption

31 May 2016

On 12 May, Brazil’s acting-government determined…

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Brazil: Important step forward for the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet

25 May 2016

After broad social debate, the Act passed two years…

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Brazil: Courts of Justice marked by a lack of transparency

19 May 2016

ARTICLE 19's Brazil office has released a new report…

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Brazil: Cyber-security strategy

11 May 2016

Executive summaryIn this document, ARTICLE 19 analyses…

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Brazil: Attacks against communicators on the rise

03 May 2016

Brazil is facing a freedom of expression crisis. ARTICLE…

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Brazil: From Cyber Security to Cyber War

10 Mar 2016

From Cyber Security to Cyber War - the development…

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Brazil: Civil rights at risk

04 Mar 2016

On 24 February, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved…

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Brazil: Imprisonment of Facebook executive was disproportionate

03 Mar 2016

The Vice President of Facebook for Latin America, Diego…

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Brazil: Shutting down WhatsApp is wrong and disproportionate

23 Dec 2015

ARTICLE 19 condemns the judicial decision handed down…

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Brazil: New Study by ARTICLE 19 and WITNESS shows untapped potential of video evidence

14 Dec 2015

Videos caught on cellphone cameras have increasingly…

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Country Report: Brazil's Marco Civil da Internet

05 Nov 2015

A clear regulatory framework is fundamental for the…

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Principle 10: ARTICLE 19 urges delegates to adopt a legally binding agreement

27 Oct 2015

ARTICLE 19 South America will join delegates from the…

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Brazil: State Violations of the American Convention on Human Rights to be presented in Washington

21 Oct 2015

This Friday 23 October, ARTICLE 19 South America will…

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Brazil: Anti-Terrorism Bill threatens to restrict Right to Protest

21 Oct 2015

An Anti-Terrorism Bill is on the agenda for the Brazillian…

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Brazil: New report shows worrying lack of transparency in Olympic construction

06 Jul 2015

On Friday 3 July, ARTICLE 19 South America launched…

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Brazil: Two journalists killed in one week

02 Jun 2015

Last week, two journalists were killed in Brazil.Radio…

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Brazil: ARTICLE 19 demands investigation into journalist death

21 May 2015

On May 14th, blogger and journalist Evany José…

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Brazil: New report on Access to Information Law in federal agencies

14 May 2015

ARTICLE 19 South America launches report on Access…

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Brazil: Violations of freedom of expression in 2014

01 May 2015

ARTICLE 19 South America launches a report on cases…

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UNHRC: UN expert’s report subjects copyright to human rights scrutiny

19 Mar 2015

ARTICLE 19 has welcomed the annual report of Farida…

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Brazil: Access to information in combating violence against women

11 Mar 2015

On 8 March, International Women's Day, ARTICLE 19 South…

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Brazil: Digital censorship of activist reaches two years

06 Mar 2015

Ricardo Fraga was forbidden by a Brazilian court to…

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Brazil: A month of protests and violations

09 Feb 2015

Today (9th February 2015) marks one month since public…

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ARTICLE 19 launches report analysing governmental transparency over São Paulo’s water crisis

17 Dec 2014

ARTICLE 19 Brazil launched a report last week analysing…

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ARTICLE 19 welcomes new regional environmental information agreement

07 Nov 2014

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the decision of a group of 19 countries…

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ARTICLE 19 Brazil launches website to catalogue violations of freedom of expression

04 Nov 2014

ARTICLE 19 Brazil has launched (2nd November 2014)…

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International Day to End Impunity: Brazil must adopt measures to end impunity

02 Nov 2014

On International Day to End Impunity (2 November),…

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Brazil: ARTICLE 19 launches campaign to decriminalise defamation

29 Oct 2014

ARTICLE 19 has launched a campaign to promote the decriminalisation…

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Brazil: Court of Justice rules journalist’s blindness from rubber bullet ‘own fault’

01 Oct 2014

ARTICLE 19 condemns the decision of the Court of Justice…

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ARTICLE 19 South America hosts SDG discussion in Brazil

29 Sep 2014

Earlier this month, the city of São Paulo hosted…

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Brazil: Special Rapporteurs for freedom of expression affirm right to free expression

26 Aug 2014

In a debate held on August 18 at the Faculty of Law…

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Brazil: Crackdown on protesters marks first day of World Cup

12 Jun 2014

Protests marking the first day of the World Cup in…

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World Environment Day: the importance of ensuring access to information and freedom of expression

05 Jun 2014

World Environment Day provides an opportunity to shed…

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Brazil: Police must be regulated during protests

30 May 2014

With the start of the World Cup only a week away, ARTICLE…

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Brazil's own goal: Protests, police and the World Cup

29 May 2014

The countdown to the 2014 World Cup has been marked…

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Brazil: ARTICLE 19 launches website and report on Access to Information

16 May 2014

ARTICLE 19 South America has launched a new website,…