'Thousands of square miles of forest have already been razed in indigenous territories, where large-scale industrial activity is prohibited. With Mr. Bolsonaro’s victory, indigenous leaders are sounding more drastic warnings.
“He represents an institutionalization of genocide in Brazil,” said Dinamã Tuxá, the coordinator of Brazil’s Association of Indigenous Peoples. A spokesman for Mr. Bolsonaro’s transition team said no one would comment on indigenous concerns, or respond to criticism of his views, because officials were focused on “far more important issues.”' ... See MoreSee Less
Fake News #FakeNews Brazil's far right wing will save the country from the terror and all the mess caused by the left to the country. Brazil, after 16 years of leftists on power, is a complete disorder. The right will fix it now. Stop all of these fake news. #MediaFake
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'The mobilizations have also been met with heavy repression by Colombia’s public force, specifically the Anti-Disturbance Mobile Squadron (ESMAD). This force was created to repress protest and since its creation in 1999, has been at the center of human rights violations, including the assassination of a student protester Jhonny Silva at the Valle University in 2005. Despite legally not being allowed to enter university campuses, ESMAD has entered several different campuses during strike activities to repress the students.' ... See MoreSee Less
Students in Colombia continue their strike for public education Negotiations between the national government and the student movement were suspended after the former refused to negotiate on granting more financial resources in 2018. The students will continue their mobilization and are preparing for...