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Brazil: Candidates Should Address Human Rights

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A woman, accompanied by a child, casts her ballot in the municipal election in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. © AP Photo/Nelson Antoine (São Paulo) – Candidates running for president, Congress, state legislature, and governor in the October 2022 Brazil elections should put forward proposals to address the country’s serious human rights problems. The issues should include police abuse, violence against women and forest defenders, the impact of environmental destruction, and the rights of people with disabilities. “Millions of Brazilians are hurting because…

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