Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The main danger of violence to sex-workers during major sporting events is from the police, not the punters.
Government reacts promptly, after social media foiled an attempt by police to frame participant in labour protest.
The Brazilian and Scottish police forces, which have both been criticised for strong arm tactics, have been exchanging ideas about providing security for mega sport events.
When a prostitute in Brazil denounces police violence she is beaten up and threatened --by the police.
The first anniversary of the São Paulo protests is marked by an illegal inquiry, persecution and more brutality.
Why the much-praised UPP programme seems to be stumbling amid signs of a new spiral of violence.
The far right in Brazil is small, but active. Is it becoming more of a threat?
Mooted new public order laws, police violence against demonstrations and indigenous communities --it's almost like the aftermath of a coup.
A very detailed look at recent events in Venezuela and the reporting of them from UK group Venezuela Solidarity Campaign
As popular support for the World Cup rapidly wanes, a beleaguered government is putting in place ever more draconian forms of repression.

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