Category : Brazil

The terrible price of refusing to remain silent

alt informationOn the anniversary of the murder of MP Jo Cox and as we learn of the fate of two journalists in Brazil, Ruth Smeeth says we must learn from their deaths

‘The Amazon is a lawless land’

alt informationJournalist Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Pereira went missing in the Amazon in Brazil. Index spoke to one of the people who last saw them

Raised voices: why we must continue to listen

alt informationThe news coming in from Belarus, Brazil, Hong Kong and Russia is devastating, writes our CEO Ruth Smeeth

Marighella’s delayed release shows censorship is alive and well in Brazil

alt informationThe country's Constitution outlaws censorship but Bolsonaro's government has ways to apply pressure on film directors

How FOI laws are being rewritten during the Covid-19 crisis

alt informationGovernments are sweeping information requests under the coronavirus carpet. We must not let them

The leaders who are dodging questions on coronavirus – and how

alt informationA growing number of world leaders are avoiding questions asked by the media about coronavirus, as we report on our global map monitoring media violations

In the name of liberty…

alt informationEditor-in-chief Rachael Jolley argues in the winter 2019 issue of Index on Censorship magazine that a new generation of democratic leaders is actively eroding essential freedoms

Slander, shame, jail, divide and kill: how to silence an environmentalist in five easy steps (Independent)

alt informationVenice is drowning, Brazil is burning, the ice caps are melting. With these stark realities, the age of climate change denial might finally be coming to a close. But don’t rejoice just yet. The climate conversation still has a way to go. At the recent COP25 meeting in Madrid, Brazil and Saudi Arabia tried to […]

Index’s summer magazine launch party takes a look at the Weimar Republic and the lessons for today

alt informationThe summer 2019 edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at how governments use power to undermine justice and freedom

Contents: Judged: How governments use power to undermine justice and freedom

alt informationThe summer 2019 edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at how governments use power to undermine justice and freedom

Judged

alt informationThe summer 2019 Index on Censorship magazine looks at what happens when the independence of the justice system is gone?