Skip to main content
Translate page with Google

Resource August 13, 2018

Meet the Journalists: Jill Langlois and Lianne Milton

Country:

Authors:
Visitors enter the Alcaçuz in 2018, less than a year after the riot. Image by Lianne Milton. Brazil, 2018.
English

Livia* remembers the day she heard the elderly woman scream when a human head rolled into her yard...

author #1 image author #2 image
Multiple Authors
Vendors outside Alcaçuz sell food to visitors. Image by Lianne Milton. Brazil, 2018.
Vendors outside Alcaçuz sell food to visitors. Image by Lianne Milton. Brazil, 2018.

In January 2017, a riot and massacre broke out at Alcaçuz Federal Penitentiary, one of Brazil's most notorious prisons. When two inmates make it out alive, their wives survive the ensuing trauma by leaning on each other. Freelance journalist Jill Langlois and documentary photographer Lianne Milton discuss the challenges they faced in reporting this story.

RELATED ISSUES

Women

Issue

Women

Women
Criminal Justice

Issue

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice