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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
- 449 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
- 536 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
- 540 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
- 584 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
- 595 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
- 597 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
- 597 days ago - theguardian.com
Brazilian government accused of pandering to agro-business lobby rather than reallocating areas to indigenous peoples
Tanks Move in Around Earth's Most Threatened Tribe ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, Brazil, Awa )

Nancy
- 609 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival International has received reports that Brazil's military has launched a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe.
Destination: Brazil
World  (tags: Brazil, food, pictures, video )

Kit
- 611 days ago - youtu.be
Beautiful natural features, great cities and a golden coast are just some of the few things that define this beautiful country.
OP-ED: Brazilians Are Taking to the Streets to Protest Their Country's Injustice and Inequality--Why Aren't We?
World  (tags: Brazil, world, politics, corruption, violence, activism society, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, government, news, usa )

Cal
- 640 days ago - alternet.org
For nearly two weeks, more than a million citizens across Brazil have taken to the streets to protest political corruption, economic injustice, poor health care, inadequate schools, lousy mass transit, a crumbling infrastructure and -- yes, in the land of
Millions of Brazilians in the Streets: 'It's More Than Just 20 Cents'
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Brazil, conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, humanrights, police, politics, Protests, society )

Kit
- 645 days ago - commondreams.org
Largely peaceful demonstrations met aggressive police backlash in demonstrations across the country.
Brazil Cities Roll Back Transport Hikes in Effort to Quell Protests, But It May Be Too Little Too Late
World  (tags: Brazil, world, politics, corruption, violence, society, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, government, news )

Cal
- 647 days ago - cbsnews.com
Leaders in Brazil's two biggest cities said Wednesday that they reversed an increase in bus and subway fares that ignited anti-government protests that have spread across the nation in the past week.
What's REALLY Behind the Brazilian Riots?
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, Brazil, humanrights, government, ethics, conflict, freedoms )

Cal
- 650 days ago - ireport.cnn.com
The protests that have been occurring in Brazil go beyond the R$0,20 (US$0.10) raise in public transport fares.
Belo Monte: Justice Now! - ACTION
World  (tags: Belo Monte dam, Brazil, destruction, indigenous rights, rainforsts, habitat destruction, climat change )

Angelika
- 765 days ago - amazonwatch.org
While the courts hold off on ruling, construction continues on the Belo Monte Dam. Join the worldwide chorus calling for justice by urging Brazil's Supreme Court to rule on lawsuits against the dam!
BRAZIL: Symbol of Native Culture to Be Bulldozed for World Cup
World  (tags: world, politics, native rights, Brazil, society, news, corporate, abuse, society, politics, world, economy, ethics, government, humanrights )

Cal
- 880 days ago - ipsnews.net
One victim of the remodelling of Brazil's Maracaná football stadium in preparation for the World Cup is the old Museum of the Indian, where people from different indigenous groups have attempted to keep their culture alive in the heart of Rio de Janeiro.
 

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