Brazil Outlaws Militias, Other Paramilitary Groups

Post on September 30, 2012, 6:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

You can no longer call Brazil a lawless place.  Brazil’s government says a law outlawing militias has taken effect.


Under the measure published in the official gazette, “organizing, being part of or maintaining” a militia or other paramilitary organization is now punishable by four to eight years in prison.  Before the law was passed, militias were merely frowned upon.

Read The Associated Press’s article here:

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