Sam Cowie is a British journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil. He contributes to The Intercept, The Guardian, Al Jazeera and the BBC where he has bi-weekly radio slot. He has reported from Brazil, Mozambique, Swaziland, Paraguay and India.
Jair Bolsonaro Praised the Genocide of Indigenous People. Now He’s Emboldening Attackers of Brazil’s Amazonian Communities.
Invasions of Indigenous territories by land grabbers have spiked since Bolsonaro took office and immediately rolled back federal protections.
Political Violence Surges in Brazil as Far-Right Strongman Jair Bolsonaro Inches Closer to the Presidency
The far-right politician has repeatedly encouraged violence, but says he has no influence over supporters’ actions.
Brazil’s Far-Right Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro Is Headed for Victory on Sunday — and He’s Bringing His Shock Troops With Him
Brazilian women organized a massive #NotHim march against Jair Bolsonaro. His supporters are responding, “Yes, him!”