Type of power
Informal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
State

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO SAYS THE STATE NEEDS ITS OWN ‘GUANTANAMO’, A PRISON ACKNOWLEDGED FOR ITS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, FOR THE IMPRISONMENT OF DRUG DEALERS

Theme(s)
Penal and socioeducational system, Prisons
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Legitimation of violence and vigilantism
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about it here [1]. The governor has also defended the end of conjugal visits for prisoners, remember about it here [find out here]. Also read more about police brutality in Rio de Janeiro here [2]

Jan 03 2019
 
Type of power
Formal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
State

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO CENSORS THEATER PLAY WITH NUDITY SCENE

Theme(s)
Artistic freedom, Culture
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Attacks on pluralism and minorities
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about it here [1] [2].

Jan 13 2019
 
Type of power
Formal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
State

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO COMMENDS MILITARY POLICE RAID WHICH KILLED 15 PEOPLE AND CALLS IT LEGITIMATE

Theme(s)
Public security
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Legitimation of violence and vigilantism
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about police brutality in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil here [1]
[2] [3] and about this episode – in Portuguese [find out here]

Feb 08 2019
 
Type of power
Informal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
State

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO SAYS IT IS NOT HIS ROLE TO CRITICIZE THE BRAZILIAN ARMY OPERATION THAT SHOT 80 TIMES INTO A CAR WITH A MUSICIAN AND HIS FAMILY

Theme(s)
Armed Forces, Public security
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Legitimation of violence and vigilantism
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about it here [1] [2] [3] [4]

Apr 08 2019
 
Type of power
Informal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
State

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO SAYS THAT, IF THE UN ALLOWED, HE WOULD SEND MISSILES TO KILL DRUG DEALERS IN SLUMS (‘FAVELAS’)

Theme(s)
Public security
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Legitimation of violence and vigilantism
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about police brutality and the governor’s “war against crime” here [1] and about this declaration – in Portuguese [find out here]

Jun 14 2019
 
Type of power
Informal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
State

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO DECLARES THAT THE POLICE ‘SENT A CLEAR MESSAGE TO CRIMINALS’ IN COMMENT ABOUT THE RISE OF DEATHS BY THE POLICE DURING OPERATIONS

Theme(s)
Public security
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Legitimation of violence and vigilantism
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about the shoot-to-kill policy defended by the governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro here [1] [2] [3], remember past praise from the president to police brutality here [find out here]. Also read more about the police killings in 2019 [4] and about this episode – in Portuguese [find out here]

Jul 22 2019
 
Type of power
Informal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
State

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO ENDORSES COMPULSORY HOSPITALIZATION POLICY FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE

Theme(s)
Chemical addiction, Health
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Legitimation of violence and vigilantism
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about this episode [1] [2] and about police killings in the State of Rio de Janeiro [3]

Jul 30 2019
 
Type of power
Formal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
Federal

EDUCATION MINISTER APPOINTS TEMPORARY DIRECTOR-GENERAL WHO DID NOT RUN IN THE ELECTIONS FOR FEDERAL CENTER OF EDUCATION, DISRESPECTING FEDERAL INSTITUTIONS’ AUTONOMY

Theme(s)
Academic freedom, Education
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Violation of institutional autonomy
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about academic freedom in Brazil under Bolsonaro government here [1] and about this episode – in Portuguese [find out here]

Aug 15 2019
 
Type of power
Informal power
Branch
Executive
Power Level
Federal

BOLSONARO ANNOUNCES REPLACEMENT OF THE FEDERAL POLICE CHIEF IN RIO DE JANEIRO AND RESPONDS TO CRITICISM AFFIRMING THAT HE IS THE ONE IN CHARGE

Theme(s)
Administration, Power conflicts, Public security
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Violation of institutional autonomy
State
Rio de Janeiro
Aug 15 2019
 
Type of power
Formal power
Branch
Judiciary
Power Level
Federal

CULTURAL CENTER OF THE JUDICIARY BRANCH VETOES THE EXHIBITION OF THREE FILMS BECAUSE OF THEIR POLITICAL CONTENT

Theme(s)
Political positioning
Authoritarian Inventory measures
Construction of enemies
State
Rio de Janeiro

Read more about it, in Portuguese, here [find out here] and here [1], and read more about how the government is dealing with the audiovisual sector [2] and how Bolsonaro is threatening the film industry [3].

Aug 22 2019
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