Brazil

Mutual Evaluation Report 2004

Lawmakers in Brazil have approved (February 2016) a controversial anti-terror bill. The fear of many social activists and rights groups is that the definition of ‘terrorism’ in the law is overly broad and might result in its potential misuse. Brazil has recently come under increased pressure from the FATF in what the FATF sees as Brazil’s continued failure to criminalise terrorism financing. See more here, here and here.

Check how Brazil fares in Civicus’ Enabling Environment Index and in Freedom House’ comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties.