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Brazil: Maracana Indigenous Community Delay World Cup Eviction


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Cal
- 556 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Brazilian indigenous community that has been facing eviction from a building next to the Maracana football stadium has celebrated the police's decision to leave the area.



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Jennifer C. (172)
Monday January 14, 2013, 4:29 pm
Thanks.
 

John S. (297)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 4:18 am
Thanks.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:22 am
noted, thanks Cal
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:29 am
Good to hear that the court did not approve of the demolition. Hope the indigenous community wins out!
 

Winn Adams (190)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:41 am
Thanks
 

Sandra M Z. (114)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 7:35 am
A historic building used by Indigenous People growing food is more interesting than a fast food joint or parking lot. Show tourist what can be done growing food in an urban setting, relocate the parking lot.

Noted, Thank you Cal.
 

Sandra Penna (59)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 8:39 am
shame on you, governor of Rio de Janeiro, SÚrgio Cabral!!! brazilian people is against it!
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 8:51 am
Good luck Maracana tribe. I hope a new petition comes out!
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:26 pm
Against eviction.
 

Aditya n. (8)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 10:14 pm
thanks
 

. (0)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 11:16 pm
The fact the Brazilian gvmt is blaming FIFA for the attempts to move population block doesn't surprise me, the antagonism of the gvmt towards the indigenous groups is long-standing known issue ... There are no *ex-colonies", only *former* colonies ... to paraphrase the jar-head slogan.
 

Dinesh Kumar (1)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 4:08 am
world cup is for entertainment and on cost of entertainment if indigenous people force to make refugee than what is the meaning of civil society
 
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