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Despite Court Victory Brazil’s Catholic Bishop Keeps Hunger Strike For 16th Day

Despite a preliminary injunction stopping the São Francisco river transposition project, the Catholic bishop ...

Brazilian Bishop’s Hunger Strike in Defense of River Moves World to Action

After two years of frustrated attempts to establish a dialogue between social movements and ...

Brazilian bishop Luiz Flávio Cappio

Lula’s and Pope’s Emissaries Try to End Brazilian Bishop’s Hunger Strike

The head of the Brazilian Secretariat of Institutional Relations, Minister Jaques Wagner, is on ...

Brazilian Bishop Decides to Starve to Death Over River Transposition

With the aim of stopping the São Francisco River transposition project, the Catholic bishop ...