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Rio Favela Hosts People's Cup For Communities Suffering Evictions and Police Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Brazil, Rio, Favela, Sao Paulo, FIFA World Cup, abuse, activists, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, government, politics, rights, violence, sports, world, police )

Betsy
- 207 days ago - portside.org
A Rio de Janeiro favela hosts People's Cup for communities affected by FIFA restrictions, police violence, evictions and home demolitions. "World Cup For Whom" hosts 2nd annual competition.
Luciano's Secret Poem on World Water Day
Society & Culture  (tags: poetry, humanrights, Belo Monte Dam, indigenous people, Brazil, Xingu River, Amazon )

Nancy
- 645 days ago - amazonwatch.org
He pulled his notebook, weathered and yellow from rainforest dampness, closer to the light of the flame and began to read with a confidence well beyond his years.
Take Action: MTV: Stop Supporting Hate
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, world, tv, society, Brazil, MTV.safety, sadness, rights, politics, law, media, crime, culture, americans, arts )

JL
- 806 days ago - allout.org
MTV has been a strong advocate for human rights all over the world - why act differently in Brazil? We urge you to take a stand against hate and violence and immediately drop the partnership between MTV and the blog Testosterona.
Brazil to Protect Amazon Activists Threatened With Murder
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, death, environment, Brazil, Brazilian government, Amazon activists, law, rights )

Rosemary
- 1270 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The Brazilian authorities are to provide government protection to activists threatened with murder following a series of killings in the Amazon. The measures, announced on Tuesday, should see at least 131 people receive some form of protection ...
Rancher Defies Court Order - Brazilian Indians Still Hostage
Society & Culture  (tags: world, rights, indigenous land rights, Brazil, education, ethics, culture, society, safety, politics, violence, news, humans, women, government )

Cal
- 1486 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A beleaguered Indian community in Brazil which has been cut off from the outside world by the rancher who has taken over their lands is still imprisoned, despite winning a recent court ruling.
Indians Urge Brazil's Next President to Protect Ancestral Land
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, government, world, Brazil, society, indigenous rights, freedoms, rights, news, interesting )

Cal
- 1584 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Indians representing many of Brazil's 233 tribes have demanded that the country's next President map out their ancestral land which has been taken from them for industrial projects, cattle ranching, and soya planting.
Brazil   video
Society & Culture  (tags: South America, sudamerica, Brazil, Brasil, culture, education, environment, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, travel, world )

Teresa
- 2075 days ago - youtube.com
watch this video and agree with me. Some pictures of falls, beaches and grutes of one of the world's most beautiful country. Part 1, here I'm showing the Nature. Watch the second part too. Music By Vanessa da Mata "Ai, Ai, Ai".
   

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