Joao Paolo Cuenca

João Paulo Cuenca

In response to a satirical tweet involving President Jair Bolsonaro, writer and filmmaker Cuenca has faced over 130 targeted and costly lawsuits from state officials and religious leaders, demanding… More

Renata Carvalho

Carvalho faces police harassment, death and rape threats, and attempted physical attacks for acting in O Segundo Jesus, Rainha do Céu, a play that explores the multiplicity of trans… More

Jo Clifford

Clifford faces police harassment, death and rape threats, and attempted physical attacks in for authoring O Segundo Jesus, Rainha do Céu, a play that explores the multiplicity of trans… More

Natalia Mallo

Mallo faces police harassment, death and rape threats, and attempted physical attacks in Brazil for directing O Segundo Jesus, Rainha do Céu, a play that explores the multiplicity of… More

Rodrigo Neto de Faria

On March 8, 2013, Rodrigo Neto de Faria was killed in Ipatinga. At the time, Neto was reportedly writing a book investigating several murders with suspected police involvement. While… More

Writers at Risk Database

Glenn Greenwald

Greenwald was threatened by via email and social media after the publication of an investigative series about corruption in Brazil's "Operation Car Wash." Accused of hacking public officials' phones,… More

Writers at Risk Database

Caetano Veloso

In March 2019, Veloso, a musician and writer who openly criticized the right-wing measures proposed by President Jair Bolsonaro during his presidential campaign, was publicly threatened by the Bishop… More

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