Tag: Marielle Franco

Rio councilwoman Marielle Franco - Photo: Mídia Ninja

Linked to Death of Politician, Brazil President Threatens to Cancel Globo TV’s License

Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, deplored a TV network’s report linking him with a former ...

In Response to Sexism and Racism, Over 1000 Black Women Run for Office in Brazil

Motivated in part by President Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about women and the numerous ...

Jair Bolsonaro giving imaginary shots at hospital bed - Photo by Flavio Bolsonaro, son of the presidential candidate

Brazil – Son’s Message to Those Who Tried to Kill His Father: You’ve Just Elected the President

The knife attack on populist presidential candidate Jair Messias Bolsonaro continues to inflame an ...

Brazilian group Evoé

Four Brazilian Artists Choose New York as Headquarters of Their Resistance

Evoé Collective was born a year ago founded by four Brazilian actresses based in ...

Supporter in a rally for presidential candidate Lula

After Defeat in the Supreme, Lula’s Backers Announce: “Waltz Is over, Now It’s War”

Social leaders and politicians across Brazil and the world are voicing their discontent with ...

The murder of councilwoman Marielle in Rio shocked Brazil and the world

Marielle’s Murder in Rio Is Also a Blow to Those Fighting for Better Times

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece for DemocraciaAbierta, following this year’s ...

Brazilian human rights activist and leftist councilwoman Marielle Franco assassinated in Rio. - Photo: #MidiaNINJA

Execution in Rio of Black Activist and Councilwoman Shocks and Moves Brazil

Prominent Brazilian human rights activist and councilwoman Marielle Franco was assassinated in Rio de ...