Category: Op-eds

Digital Security in the Media

Brazil’s Cybercrime Problem

Foreign Affairs – Brazil ranks second worldwide in online bank fraud and financial malware. Yet much of the Brazilian public remains unaware of the scale of the problem.

Op-eds

Gangsta’s Paradise: How Brazil’s Criminals (and Police) Use Social Media

Americas Quarterly – Rio de Janeiro’s most wanted drug trafficker, Playboy, died in a hail of police gunfire at his girlfriend’s apartment this month. Photographs of his bullet-riddled body began circulating on the Internet within minutes of his demise. So did an audio recording suggesting that he “left the scene alive, but arrived to the hospital dead.” His assassination is yet another pixel in Brazil´s relentless war on drugs.

Op-eds

Cop cams go global

Thanks to the technology revolution, policing in Brazil and around the world is changing

Op-eds

Reduzir a maioridade penal é cair na repetição de fracassos

Se por um lado demos um passo importante para garantir a vida de nossas crianças durante seus primeiros anos, por outro, fracassamos em evitar o trágico destino de morte violenta para muitas destas crianças na segunda década de suas vidas

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Dia do peacekeeper – o que o Brasil tem com isso?

Para Eduarda Hamann, é necessário um debate amplo a respeito do papel que o país quer desempenhar no sistema de paz e segurança, seguido de investimento de recursos na implementação de suas decisões estratégicas.

Op-eds

Meça sua indignação, parça!

Se quisermos deixar de ficar reféns do medo da morte violenta, temos que discutir, para ontem e com toda a seriedade, questões como democratização da política, reforma da atual política de drogas, regulação responsável de armas, e, principalmente, políticas públicas de prevenção da violência.

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The Dangers of Urban Fragility

The sheer pace and scale of urbanization is precipitating one of the most dramatic demographic shifts in human history. More than half of the world’s population now resides in cities

Op-eds

Stronger Gun Laws, Less Violence

“Strong gun laws are not equivalent to taking guns away from citizens”, says newest p-ed written by Rob Muggah and Ilona Szabó and published at the The Huffington Post

Op-eds

Cops on Camera. Are Police Ready?

While not welcomed by everyone, new technologies such as cop cams are coming. Many of the U.S.’s largest police departments are already testing them

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Give Gun Amnesties a Chance

By reducing the number of legal and illegal guns in circulation, amnesties decrease the likelihood of someone getting shot

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As reais intenções do Brasil na África

O que está por trás da relação entre o Brasil e a África? O Itamaraty defende tratar-se de um projeto de cooperação, mas o fato é que o Brasil tem interesses econômicos

Op-eds

The Fragile City Arrives

The world has entered its urban age. More than half of the globe’s population currently resides in cities as compared to

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