Jair Bolsonaro

The Brazilian president’s agenda of extraction and depletion is reshaping the country’s natural landscape – and our future, Magid Magid writes.
The app was used to spread misinformation that helped elect far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro. It still serves as a platform for radicalisation.
All over the world, politicians are eyeing up the independent justice system – but at the heart of any free country is the freedom to speak, think and debate, Index on Censorship's Rachael Jolley writes
Millions of Brazilians pushed back against the homophobic policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro at the first Pride parade since his election.
Judging democratic leaders is a tricky business and full of contradictions
Freedom of expression is a right from which other human rights flow, and its decline is a wake-up call: I argue that defending this right is a challenge to us all
About 40 gay couples got married in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, tying the knot partly out of fear that the new administration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro could restrict same sex marriage after his inauguration on 1 January 2019.
What Trump instinctively understands – just as do all populists from Bolsonaro to Erdoğan, Salvini, Orban, Xi and Putin – is that fear wins over facts
Europe, Canada and Australia must speak out against any lurch towards fascism and homophobia must be met with condemnation and sanctions