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Rights to free expression and peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty says ahead of the 2014 football World Cup.
Over the past two years, Methodist children and young people have been encouraging local churches to help raise £30,000 for the SCWC by organising fundraising events.
Survival International has warned that uncontacted Indians have been abandoned after drug smugglers and loggers overran a government post monitoring the territory.
Brazilian state oil company Petrobras has started exploring for oil and gas in one of the most isolated parts of the Amazon, endangering several isolated Indian tribes.
A Guarani Indian teenager has been run over and killed by a truck on a road which passes by her community’s ancestral land, in central-western Brazil.
Brazil’s government has launched a major ground operation to evict illegal invaders from the land of the Awá, Earth’s most threatened tribe.
Brazil's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden's claim for asylum in its country, human rights groups have said.
The General Secretary of the National Council of Christian Churches of Brazil (CONIC), has been honoured with a national Human Rights Award.
Guarani Indian leader and film-star Ambrósio Vilhalva has been murdered, after decades of campaigning for his tribe’s right to live on their ancestral land.
Yanomami Indians from Brazil and Venezuela met last month in Venezuela to discuss indigenous rights and national policies with government officials and NGOs.