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Arrests Follow Burning Of São Paulo’s Borba Gato Monument

The burning of the Borba Gato statue in São Paulo's Santo Amaro district became an iconic image of Anti-Bolsonaro protests which swept Brazil on July 24. Days later, the spontaneous arrests...

Nationwide Anti-Bolsonaro Protests Marked For July 24

Leftist unions and social movements promise to put hundreds of thousands on the streets of 400 towns and cities. by Brasil de Fato This past Tuesday (22nd), the group that unifies organizations seeking...

The Beginning Of The End: #29M Anti-Bolsonaro Protests

On Saturday May 29, 2021, Brazil saw its biggest public mobilisations since the Coronavirus pandemic began. Hundreds of thousands of protesters, organised in 213 cities nationwide, took to the streets against the...

May 29 Protests: Horror At Bolsonaro Beat Fear Of The Virus

By Tereza Cruvinel This is what they were saying on Saturday as hundreds of thousands of people came to the the streets across the country: Bolsonaro is worse than the virus. It...

Bolsonaro’s Brazil aided repression of Chile’s 2019 protests, documents show

After conspiring in favour of the coup against Bolivia's Evo Morales, aiding its protagonists, and making unprovoked attacks on the governments of Argentina and Venezuela, newly disclosed documents have revealed that...

Justice for João Alberto! Protesters attack Carrefour store in São Paulo

The murder of João Alberto Silveira Freitas by security guards at a Carrefour supermarket in Porto Alegre triggered mass protests on Black Consciousness Day, as Vice President General Hamilton Mourão told journalists that...

The Ghosts of June 2013

Brazil is still haunted by the ghosts of June 2013. Seven years on, as anti-government protests grow and police violence intensifies, its lesser known stories need to be re-examined in light of...

Pro-Democracy Protest Hit By Police Incitement And Far-Right Infiltration

On Sunday May 31, mask wearing protesters broke quarantine to demonstrate for the removal of President Jair Bolsonaro, and against his efforts to decapitate Brazilian democracy by closing Congress and the...

“He woke up this ghost that we didn’t even know was there.” Director Petra Costa on ‘The Edge of Democracy’

Brazilian director Petra Costa, whose third full length feature, 'The Edge of Democracy' has been nominated in the best documentary category at the 2020 Oscars, was interviewed on the Michael Brooks...

Millions Strike against Bolsonaro’s pension reforms

Strikers made stoppages in public transportation, blocked roads and organized street demonstrations in 380 cities By Juca Guimarães e Rodrigo Chagas – Brasil do Fato The streets answered with a resounding “no” to...

Students and unions unite: One million march against Bolsonaro

Far right President Jair Bolsonaro's Education Minister Abraham Weintraub calls on population to snitch on teachers who took part in protests. After the massive demonstrations on May 15, when one million people...
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