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Protesters Clash With Police in Brazil - Dave Zirin on World Cup 2014
World  (tags: World Cup 2014, Brazil, FIFA, Soccer, Economic Violence, Poverty, Oppression, Injustice, Police Brutality, Popular Resistance, Uprising, Protests, Dissent )

Brian
- 66 days ago - commondreams.org
"Author of "Dancing with The Devil", on why Brazilian protesters are fighting against the sport they love."
BRAZIL: Live From the World Cup Protests
World  (tags: World Cup, protests, Brazil, governement, world )

Cal
- 67 days ago - news.vice.com
VICE News' Tim Pool is live from downtown Rio de Janeiro where protesters, dissatisfied with what they see as the misuse of public funds in organizing the World Cup, have taken to the streets. Please watch the video!
5 Ways Global Sporting Events Like Brazil's World Cup Wreck Lives and Exploit the Poor
World  (tags: olympics, exploitation, sports, Brazil, politics, humanrights, world, society, news )

Cal
- 70 days ago - alternet.org
Mega-sport tournaments: where fun and games mask violence and plunder.
Video Plea From One Of the 2014 World Cup Homeless   video
World  (tags: Brazil, World Cup 2014, Evictions of thousands, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, corruption, crime, freedoms, government, news, violence )

Betsy
- 75 days ago - youtube.com
One lady appears in this video. She tells of her eviction, of police beating her children as the family was evicted in the middle of the night. It is a crime against humanity.
Conflict Between Brazil's National Public Security Force and Indigenous People at Belo Monte
World  (tags: indigenous people, INDIGENOUS rights, armed conflict, Brazil, human rights violations, serious injury, corruption, society, violence, violence against indigenous people )

Betsy
- 80 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
A delegation of Xikrin Indigenous People were attacked this week with blast grenades and rubber bullets when they tried to enter the Belo Monte construction site to talk with representatives of Norte Energia S.A., responsible for the project.
PLEASE SIGN- Give Them a Yellow Card
World  (tags: HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, non violence, World Cup, International Law, protections, freedom of expression-assembly, Brazil, peaceful protests )

Jess
- 83 days ago - aiyellowcard.org
Everyone has the right to peaceful protest - to exercise their human rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly - and the Brazilian Government has a duty to ensure that they can.
Brazil's Indigenous, Police Clash in Protest
World  (tags: world, society, politics, indigenous rights, Brazil, humanrights, government )

Cal
- 83 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Indigenous protesters in traditional headdress clashed with police in Brazil's capital Tuesday, resulting in one officer being shot in the leg with an arrow and the cancellation of a ceremony to open the exhibition of the World Cup trophy.
#15M - International Day of Resistance Against the 2014 World Cup Brazil
World  (tags: Brazil, 2014 World Cup, homelessness, sexual exploitation, conflict, violent repression, extreme poverty, vulgar displays of wealth, police brutality, denial of human rights )

Betsy
- 95 days ago - comitepopularsp.wordpress.com
What is and will be the legacy of the 2014 soccer world cup in Brazil? 8 deaths during the renovation of the soccer arenas of the world cup. 250.000 people forcefully removed from their homes. Sexual exploitation & homelessness.
Withhold Support For Rio 2016 Olympics In Light of Child Trafficing Offences 'Please Read & Sign'
World  (tags: Olympics, Brazil, humans, children, exploitation, ignorance, rightscrime, safety, violence, law )

Borg
- 227 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Brazil is a large source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor. A significant number of Brazilian women and children are exploited in sex trafficking within the country, and federal
Brazil -- Thousands Protests With Teachers Against Corruption in Rio's Educational Sytem
World  (tags: Brazil, police brutality, rubber bullets, teargas, percussion grenades, government corruption, teachers' strike )

Betsy
- 313 days ago - portside.org
More extreme police brutality in Brazil, rubber bullets, tear gas and percussion grenades used against protestors of education system corruption
Protect the Land Rights of Brazil's Indigenous Peoples
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Action, Brazil, indigenous peoples )

Rose
- 318 days ago - forcechange.com
t: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Goal: Stop legislation that would erode the rights of indigenous peoples to control of tribal lands and self-determination For centuries, the various indigenous cultures of Brazil have
Bow, Arrow, Facebook: Brazilian Tribes Fight for Their Land
World  (tags: Brazil, world, politics, corruption, violence, activism society, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, government, native rights, indigenous rights, news, usa )

Cal
- 361 days ago - spiegel.de
Indigenous peoples in Brazil have lost their patience. Promised more land decades ago, they have recently begun forcing the issue by occupying farms and ranches.
PERU: Proof of Uncontacted Indians Is Serious Blow to Oil Giant
World  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, Peru, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Cal
- 373 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Many of the local Matsés Indians believe the uncontacted Indians are related to their tribe. They strongly reject Pacific Rubiales' work in the proposed reserve.
Unease In Sprawling Rio Slum Ahead Of Police 'Pacification'
World  (tags: freedoms, conflict, politics, Brazil, Olympics, favelas, pacification, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, world, society, news )

Cal
- 375 days ago - npr.org
Brazilian police are preparing to occupy one of the deadliest shantytown complexes in Rio de Janeiro, hoping to drive out drug gangs ahead of next year's World Cup and the 2016 Olympics.
Killings of Brazil's Indigenous Indians Highlight Tensions of Land Disputes
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, Brazil, Big Ag, power struggle, businesss interests, government, world )

Cal
- 375 days ago - theguardian.com
Brazilian government accused of pandering to agro-business lobby rather than reallocating areas to indigenous peoples
 

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