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By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A peaceful march to mark the anniversary of the 2013 protests against transportation tariff increases turned violent Thursday night after a group calling themselves members of the black bloc burned trash...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian press, or at least the largest circulation press (print, radio and television) have been consistently portrayed by moderate leftists as being incorrigibly right wing and anti-progressive, given that they...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A survey from CNT/MDA has shown that an overwhelming majority of Brazilians do not approve of the Black Bloc, an anarchist outfit that has gained notoriety for its use of...
By Milli Legrain, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the demonstrations continue and the World Cup draws closer, defenders of civil liberties and the right to protest have voiced concern over the criminalization of public protests in Rio. Last week,...
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Teacher's Day protests held in Rio’s downtown area on Tuesday night once again ended in violence, with two police officers and six demonstrators sustaining injuries, while one 18-year-old man...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The nationwide protests of June and July may have abated, but in their wake have come a series of cause-driven acts that continue to spiral into violent clashes between police...
By Matthew Elliott, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was confirmed Thursday that the Human Rights Commission of the Brazilian Order of Lawyers will be in charge of defending the three members of the Black Bloc protest group...
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