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Bolsonaro could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted in international court

President was the target of legal action for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court (ICC)

President Jair Bolsonaro (without a party) could be sentenced to up to 30 years in prison if the International Criminal Court (ICC) understands that he committed a crime against humanity by creating public confusion about the new coronavirus.

COVID-19: Crimes against humanity charges pressed against Bolsonaro at ICC

President’s stance puts people’s lives at risk, say charges filed by Brazilian legal experts

President Jair Bolsonaro had crimes against humanity charges filed against him at the International Criminal Court, by the Brazilian Association of Jurists for Democracy (ABJD), on Thursday (April 3rd). The legal experts claim that the Bolsonaro puts Brazilian lives at risk in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

In PE, MST families donate 1,500 kilos of organic food to a social project

Free of transgenics and pesticides, the vegetables will be used to prepare lunch boxes for the needy population

Since the end of March, the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) in partnership with other popular movements, non-governmental organizations, unions and other entities linked to the Brazil Popular Front have been distributing lunch boxes to the homeless in Recife (PE).

On the day Madero laid off 600 workers, the MST donated 12 tons of rice

Reactions to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic have highlighted different aspects of Brazilian society. On April 1, in São Paulo (SP), the Madero restaurant chain announced the layoff of 600 workers. On the same day, in Rio Grande do Sul, the Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST) announced that it will donate 12 tons of organic rice to help compose the basic food basket for vulnerable people.

Oil workers go on indefinite strike against mass layoffs and dismantling of Petrobras

State-run company is selling 8 refineries, thousands of miles of pipelines, and fuel distributors

Workers at the Brazilian oil company Petrobras will go on an indefinite nationwide strike starting Saturday (February 1) at midnight, the Unified Federation of Oil Workers (FUP) and its 13 unions informed the state-run oil giant’s management.