Thursday, August 18, 2022

Nayana Fernandez' Blog

Brazil: Most serious riots since the dictatorship

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

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

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

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

Protests and demonstrations greet inexplicable appointment by Brazil's Congress

Two military leaders of Eldorado dos Carajás massacre jailed

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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