Mia Alberti

Mia Alberti

Mia Alberti is a Portuguese journalist, filmmaker and producer at Al Jazeera’s interactive news hour #AJNewsGrid. She has reported from across Europe. 

Indigenous rights

Brazil's indigenous groups decry Bolsonaro's escalating attacks

Report finds Brazil's indigenous communities are facing growing attacks, threats and land grabs under the new president.

Brazil's indigenous groups decry Bolsonaro's escalating attacks

Indigenous rights

Brazil's Pataxo depended on a river that's now polluted with mud

The Pataxo indigenous tribe's main source of food and water was destroyed after January's dam collapse in eastern Brazil

Brazil's Pataxo depended on a river that's now polluted with mud

Environment

Brazil dam disaster: 'Dead or alive, we just want to know'

Families search for answers after muddy sea of debris sweeps everything in its path and kills more than 80 people.

Brazil dam disaster: 'Dead or alive, we just want to know'

Brazil Elections 2018

Joenia Wapichana: Brazil's first native woman voted to Congress

The 43-year-old indigenous lawyer will represent the more than 900,000 indigenous people in the country.

 Joenia Wapichana: Brazil's first native woman voted to Congress

Women's Rights

Brazil elections: Fighting to put women's rights at the forefront

Women say they are left out of October's elections, both in campaign promises and on the ballot.

Brazil elections: Fighting to put women's rights at the forefront

Iran

Iran protests: Social media blocked, fake news thrives

Fake news is being shared online and tainting the conversation about what is actually happening in Iran today.

Iran protests: Social media blocked, fake news thrives

Social media

Venezuela media law: 'Threat to freedom of expression'?

Human rights groups fear a law passed to curb hate in social media will silence anyone critical of Maduro's government.

Venezuela media law: 'Threat to freedom of expression'?

Education

University of Nairobi closes after violent clashes

Student protests draw anti-riot police, disturbing normal functioning of one of the country's oldest institutions.

University of Nairobi closes after violent clashes

Latin America

Venezuelan violinist detained over anti-Maduro protests

Violinist Wuilly Artiaga is facing years in prison after he was arrested and charged with instigating violence.

Venezuelan violinist detained over anti-Maduro protests

Africa

Nigerians tell absent Buhari: 'Resume or resign'

President under growing pressure after spending more than 90 days abroad seeking treatment for an unspecified illness.

Nigerians tell absent Buhari: 'Resume or resign'

Latin America

Olympian plea: 'Don't slash my dreams' after budget cut

Colombian sports fans and athletes took to social media to criticise government plans to slash national sports budget.

Olympian plea: 'Don't slash my dreams' after budget cut

Asia Pacific

Protests in Japan as anti-conspiracy bill passed

Government claims bill is necessary to tackle crime ahead of 2020 Olympics, but critics say it threatens human rights.

Protests in Japan as anti-conspiracy bill passed