Crime in Portugal
Crime in Portugal is characterized by low levels of gun violence and homicide, compared to other developed countries. Crime statistics are compiled annually by the Portuguese Ministry of Internal Admi...
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Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Madeleine Beth McCann (born 12 May 2003) disappeared on the evening of 3 May 2007 from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, a resort in the Algarve region of Portugal, sparking what one new...
Disappearance of Madeleine McCann - Wikipedia
Terrorism in Portugal
The failed, foiled and successfully executed acts of terrorism in the European Union are according to the European Police Office either unspecified, or pertains to religious issues, animal rights, rig...
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Penal Code of Portugal
‘The current Penal Code of Portugal (Código Penal Português) was promulgated in 1982 after the adoption of the Portuguese Constitution in 1976. that ended military rule (since 1926 after the 28 May 19...
Apito Dourado
The Apito Dourado (Golden Whistle) affair is a corruption sports scandal in Portuguese football that first arose in 2004. Portuguese Judiciary Police (Polícia Judiciária) investigators named several f...
Dona Branca
Maria Branca dos Santos, more commonly referred to as "Dona" Branca (1902 – 1992), was a Portuguese criminal known chiefly for maintaining a Ponzi scheme in Portugal between 1970 and 1984 that p...
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Face Oculta
Face Oculta (Hidden Face) is a Portuguese nationwide political corruption, money-laundering and corporate tax evasion scandal, first noticed in October 2009. The Polícia Judiciária investigated the bu...
Reactions to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann
On the evening of Thursday, 3 May 2007, shortly before her fourth birthday, a British child, Madeleine McCann, went missing from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in the Algarve in Portugal, in whic...
Reactions to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann - Wikipedia
Murder (Portuguese law)
The Portuguese Penal Code was adopted in 1982 and has been revised on several occasions, most recently in 2007. It devotes a whole chapter on "crimes against human life". In fact, the very first...
Corruption in Portugal
Corruption in Portugal is examined on this page.
Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer 2013 reveals that political parties, Parliament, the judiciary and the military are the mo...
Álvaro Cunhal
Álvaro Barreirinhas Cunhal, who used the name Álvaro Cunhal ([ˈaɫvɐɾu kuˈɲaɫ]; 10 November 1913 — 13 June 2005), was a Portuguese communist revolutionary and politician. He was one of the major oppone...
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Operation Grange
Operation Grange is an investigative review by London's Metropolitan Police Service into the circumstances of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. The operation, conducted by the Homicide & Seri...
Child pornography laws in Portugal
Child pornography laws in Portugal state that such pornography is statutorily criminalised in the Portuguese Criminal Code.
The age of sexual content in Portugal is, in principle, 14 years of age....
Júlio Fogaça
Júlio de Melo Fogaça (1907, Cadaval - 1980) was a Portuguese politician and member of the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP), who had a major role in the resistance against the dictatorial regime that r...
Lisbon Ripper
The Lisbon Ripper (Portuguese: O Estripador de Lisboa) was a serial killer who, between 1992 and 1993 murdered three prostitutes in Lisbon, Portugal.
The first victim was Maria Valentina, nickname...
Mary Hogg
Dame Mary Claire Hogg, DBE (15 January 1947), styled The Hon. Mrs Justice Hogg, is a British lawyer and judge. She is the daughter of Quintin Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone and his wife Mary Ev...
Moderna University
Moderna University (Universidade Moderna) was a Portuguese private university headquartered in Lisbon, with departments in Setúbal, Porto and Beja. The institution was authorized by the Portuguese Min...
Juan María Fernández y Krohn
Juan María Fernández Krohn (born c. 1948) is a Catholic priest and former Spanish lawyer who tried to assassinate Pope John Paul II in 1982.
He was ordained a priest in the Society of Saint Pius X...
Telheiras rapist
The Telheiras rapist (Violador de Telheiras), real name Henrique Paulino Sotero (born 1980), is a Portuguese engineer and violent sex offender who admitted responsibility for around 40 rapes in the Gr...
Forças Populares 25 de Abril
Forças Populares 25 de Abril (English: Popular Forces 25 April) (FP 25 de Abril or FP-25) was a far-left armed organization operating in Portugal between 1980 and 1987. Some of its members had pre...
List of alleged victims of the News International phone hacking scandal
The following people have been identified as victims of the News International phone hacking scandal.The victims of the phone hacking fall broadly into three categories, as identified by Nick Davies w...