Brazil approves DNA database legislation and some human rights concerns remain

by jeeg 15. June 2012 23:21
Guest post by Koichi Kameda Centre for Technology and Society    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   On the late 28 May, the Brazilian President signed legislation concerning DNA databases for criminal investigations. After an unusually quick legislative procedure - less than 1... [More]

Brazilian Congress Approves Controversial Database Bill-Civil Society Groups Appeal to the Brazillian President to Reject

by jeeg 4. May 2012 20:56
This week the Brazilian Congress approved Bill 2.458/2011, which regulates the collection and storage of genetic profiles from individuals for criminal investigations. It was an uncommonly fast approval of the Bill – it took only seven months in each House. Due to the risks of the Bill for the... [More]
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