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Police do not rule out any hypothesis, but relatives of those executed point to political crime

Each foot of beans, banana and passion fruit in the plantation of the family Bernardo da Silva is a...

On Saturday night (December 8, 2018), two heavily armed masked hitmen attacked an MST encampment and murdered two MST militants José Bernardo da Silva and Rodrigo Celestino while they were eating dinner.

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Hours before new decision, Mello stated overturning his ruling would create “undesired instability” in judicial system

Five hours after Brazil’s Supreme Court justice Marco Aurélio Mello...

President-elect Bolsonaro and a general in his security team want to allow niobium mining in protected area

There are approximately 20,000 indigenous people of the ethnic groups Macuxi...

Celebration in solidarity with former Brazilian president included performances, interfaith rally, and communal dinner

 “An injustice committed against anyone is a threat to...

by Maura Silva
"What would this world be without activists? What would the human condition be like if there were no activists? Not because the activists are perfect, because they are always right or because they are...

After 24 days of resistance against the injunction that ordered the eviction of the Quilombo Campo Grande Camp families, Judge Marcos Henrique Caldeira Brant suspended the decision of the Agrarian Court. He considered that the...

What does Bolsonaro's victory at the polls mean for social movements?

There was an electoral victory that was a project of finance capital, allied with foreign capital,...

Activists fear a rise in human rights violations with Bolsonaro

Social movements and victims report crimes against indigenous people, the Black community, the LGBTQ community, immigrants and women to the IACHR

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