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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Seeking support from foreign officials from what they say are human rights violations by the government of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, three Brazilian lawmakers have been talking to United States representatives in Washington DC this...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Minutes after Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, finished his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, thousands of people took to comment on the thirty-minute speech. While many of the comments congratulated Bolsonaro, the...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s capital, Brasília, will be taken over by women this week. The two scheduled marches, one by indigenous women of Latin America and the other by rural women of Brazil, are expected to gather more...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the theme "Unifying the struggles in defense of Indigenous Brazil - For the guarantee of the original rights of our peoples," more than 2,500 indigenous representatives from over...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A report released on Thursday morning by Human Rights Watch (HRW) calls on Brazilian authorities to do more to halt police brutality, reject a constitutional amendment which would try and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Indigenous rights experts, including the United Nation Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli Corpuz, stated on Thursday (June 8th) that the rights of the indigenous are...

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