Latest posts by Fernanda Canofre
9 June 2014
Forty-three years after he went missing, five retired military officers will have to answer in court for the torture, disappearance and death of Deputy Rubens Paiva.
2 June 2014
In 111 tweets, A Minha Empregada (My Maid) exposes the social prejudice, racism and lack of empathy existing in Brazilian society, especially when it comes to attitude towards domestic workers.
27 May 2014
A police sketch posted on Facebook and a vicious online rumor ended with the lynching death of a 33-year-old housewife.
Paulo Malhães, a 76 year-old retired officer, was killed at his home in April. In March, he admitted torturing and murdering people during the country’s dark dictatorship period.
14 August 2013
Produced by a group of independent journalists, this documentary discusses the diversity within the recent protests in Fortaleza and several major Brazilian cities.
21 June 2013
A young man was killed after he was hit by a car in Ribeirao Preto and dozens were hurt in confrontations with the police in Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, and...
14 June 2013
Police are responding with teargas and violence as protesters crusade against the increase in public transportation fares during the fourth consecutive day of protests in Sao Paulo. The demonstrations are...
16 April 2013
While moving in to New Mutum Parana – a town built by the company Energia Sustentável to house Jirau’s engineers and officers – the river dwellers who were removed from...