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· March, 2017

Stories about Brazil from March, 2017

What Role Did Brazilian Mainstream Media Play in the Murder of a Teenage Girl? This Filmmaker Wants to Know.

"Eloá’s story is the story of many Brazilians. Brazil is the fifth country in the world in terms of the number of women killed..."

Rio de Janeiro Is Caught Between a Yellow Fever Scare and Press Censorship

"What's left of the dictatorship? Everything except the dictatorship."

Brazil’s Deadly Prison System and the Internet Comedians Cheering It On

A crisis in Brazil's prisons has raised alarms about systemic violence, and also highlighted a vocal segment of Brazilian society apparently cheering on the bloodshed.

Brazilian Facebook User Prosecuted for Posting a Joke About a Politician

The administrator was prosecuted not for defamation, but rather for violating Brazil's anonymity laws.

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