After 580 days, the former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the biggest leader of the Brazilian left, was released from the prison this afternoon at the PF (Federal Police) Superintendence in Curitiba after a decision expedited by the Federal Court. Lula benefited from the ruling of the Supreme Court (Supreme Court) that, in a […]
Dear First Minister I am writing to alert and to ask you for attention to the political situation in Brazil. Since the political coup which resulted in the impeachment of Dilma Roussef, the country has suffered with the rise of far-right politicians. The election of Jair Bolsonaro, was received with great fear and sadness by […]
European companies are reinforcing Bolsonaro’s far-right and climate-damaging agenda and profiting over the destruction of the Brazilian environment and the indigenous genocide. The APIB ( Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil) report entitled “Complicity on Destruction” showed for the first time how soybean, cattle, timber and sugar companies responsible for the destruction of the Brazilian […]
I just finished watching The Edge of Democracy (Netflix) directed by the filmmaker Petra Costa, in short the film shows the critical points that led to the rise of the extreme right in Brazil today, but not forgetting its painful past with the military dictatorship. I could try to keep myself impersonal while I’m writing […]
Interview of Áurea Carolina by Nathália Urban (@UrbanNathalia) The world is aware of the absurdity and outbursts of Jair Bolsonaro’s government, but perhaps people do not know that many of their mistaken decisions are facing strong resistance, mainly in the Chamber of Deputies. One of the main voices of this resistance is Deputy Áurea Carolina, […]
According to information from the Federal Union of Public servers of Basic, Professional and Technological Education (SINASEFE), the teacher and trade unionist Camila Marques was arrested yesterday morning, (Tues 15/04), at the Aguas Lindas campus of the Federal Institute of Goiás (IFG). She was in class when she was detained. During a statement recorded in […]
Bolsonaro’s government is becoming well known for their paranoia against “invisible enemies,” one of their traits is to accuse the most unthinkable people/institutions to be leftists. After accusing BBC, The EU and The economist of being communists, Bolsonaro’s government has a new target: The Catholic Church! It might sound surprising and even random to many […]
ResistBrasil Scotland writes an open letter to the international community, this group of women took action as soon as Bolsonaro was elected into power.