Thursday, August 18, 2022

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Brazil: Most serious riots since the dictatorship

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Despite government denials, video and photos posted on the internet give clear evidence of the excessive use of violence by the police in São Paulo

Brazil: Indigenous struggle moves into a new gear

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Indians have occupied the main construction sites for the huge Belo Monte dam and the government has responded by banning journalists.

Brazil: Indigenous Community Evicted as 2014’s World Cup Approaches

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Despite widespread protests, a group of indians from different ethnic groups has been violently evicted from a building very close to the famous Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Aldeia Maracanã marks 513 years of Indigenous Evictions in Brazil

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A few minutes from Maracanã stadium, urban Indigenous village struggles to save an historical building in danger as Brazil's World Cup approaches

Brazil chooses a racist homophobe to head its Human Rights Commission

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Protests and demonstrations greet inexplicable appointment by Brazil's Congress

Two military leaders of Eldorado dos Carajás massacre jailed

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Sixteen years after the event, the two commanders of the Eldorado dos Carajas massacre, in which 19 people were killed, are finally jailed.

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