Stories about Brazil from September, 2022
Why fear of a coup attempt is on the horizon in Brazil's elections
Current Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has trailed former president Lula in the polls for more than a month, but in interviews he has been discrediting the numbers and saying he will only believe in his victory.
Bolsonaro celebrates Brazil’s independence with a dead emperor’s heart and the armed forces
Second runner in the polls, president Bolsonaro used his position and the celebrations to campaign for re-election, while also igniting his supporters base in the streets.
Brazil's Electoral Court brings platforms closer ahead of presidential elections, but questions over companies’ commitments remain
All the agreements are non-binding, however, which means there will be no enforcement in the case a platform does not meet the actions listed in the MoU.
Symbol of isolated peoples’ resistance in Brazil, the ‘Indigenous man of the hole’ found dead
The Indigenous man, whose existence was confirmed in the 1990s, repeatedly refused outside contact. With his death, the future of the territory he lived on, the Tanaru Indigenous Land, is at risk.
Lawmakers try to bar gender and sexuality education in Brazil, says Human Rights Watch
Of the proposals to ban or even criminalize the key concepts of "gender" and "sexual orientation" in all areas of education, 47 passed and at least 20 were still in effect as of May 2022.
LIVE on September 15: Can citizens of democracies still trust the law?
As digital authoritarianism spreads globally, is the law, one of the pillars of democracy, being used to undermine people's rights?