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Warnings of Trump-Like Insurrection Ahead of Bolsonaro Rallies in Brazil

"The people of Brazil have struggled for decades to secure democracy from military rule, Bolsonaro must not be permitted to rob them of it now."

Brett Wilkins ·


Massive Indigenous Protests in Brazil Ahead of Landmark Ruling on Land Rights

"The fate of Brazil's Indigenous peoples is entwined with the fate of our world."

Andrea Germanos ·


'Out of Control': Brazilian Amazon Deforestation Hits Highest Level in a Decade

"At this rate, we will not be able to keep global warming below 1.5ºC, a target defined in the Paris agreement," said the conservation institute Imazon.

Brett Wilkins ·


Indigenous Group Accuses Bolsonaro of 'Genocide' and 'Ecocide' at The Hague

"We believe that there are ongoing acts in Brazil that constitute crimes against humanity, genocide, and ecocide."

Jake Johnson ·


Calls for Bolsonaro's Impeachment Grow Amid Embezzlement Allegations, Massive Protests

"We absolutely have to get this monster out of power and reclaim Brazil," said one protester in Rio de Janeiro.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Same as Trump': Bolsonaro Issues Preemptive Election Fraud Claims in Brazil

One opposition lawmaker accused Brazil's far-right president of trying to "manipulate public opinion with false accusations."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Brazilian Government Is Waging War on Indigenous Rights

The Bolsonaro government is using legislation and the courts to try to deprive indigenous people of their rights.

Mark Harris ·


'Should Ring Alarm Bells': Study Warns of Severe Drying for Amazon Rainforest

Findings, says lead researcher, shows "that this vital global resource must not be taken for granted."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Bolsonaro Out!': Massive Protests as Brazil's Covid-19 Death Toll Tops 500,000

"We are on the street to defend our country, our people, our lives, our culture, our education, our economy. We can no longer die of Covid."

Brett Wilkins ·


Indigenous Rights Defenders Condemn Government Probe Into Critics of Bolsonaro's Covid Response

A federal judge denounced an investigation into two Indigenous leaders as "an illegal embarrassment."

Julia Conley ·

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