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· September, 2011

Stories about Brazil from September, 2011

Brazil: Citizens Blame Governor for Police Charge on Teachers

Brazil: The Sexist Ad of Supermodel Gisele Bundchen

Brazil: Blogging Carnival in Defense of Abortion

Brazil: The Tie of the Case Folha Versus Falha

Brazil: The Real Value of Half Price Tickets

Even though there is a federal law in Brazil for half price tickets to cultural shows - as the greatest portion of the public can only afford half of the...

Update on Global Voices Mentorship: Meet the Activists

For over a month, ten Global Voices bloggers have been working with activists from ten different countries as mentors of members of the new Blogger Swarm initiative of Activista, the...

Video: Water Bottle Lights and Other Eco-Friendly Inventions

Solar lights and hot water heaters from plastic water bottles, houses made from trash and a way to do without plastic bags are some of the projects making reducing, reusing...

Global: Online Dialogue on Technology for Transparency

The Technology for Transparency Initiative, together with New Tactics in Human Rights, invites you to join an online dialogue on 'Using Technology to Promote Transparency'. Join us to discuss new...

Brazil: Defending Freedom of Religion

Brazil: A Thousand Days for the World Cup 2014

Brazil: Chained Teachers in the Freedom Square

Brazil: University Campus Closed Due to a “Legalize” Party

Brazil: American Rapper uses classic samba cover without credit

Brazil: Floods Hit Santa Catarina State Again

Intense rains over the state of Santa Catarina in Brazil’s South Region have once again caused floods in several cities. Since September 8, floods, flash floods and landslides have hit...

Brazil: Mapping Online Art from the Streets of São Paulo

Brazil: Does Crime Pay? The Truth About Reclusion Benefits

The Brazilian government’s initiative to offer a benefit to prisoners’ family members and dependents has sparked the debate in online citizen media because of a propaganda email chain against the...

Brazil: Road to World Cup and Olympics Paved with Forced Evictions

In the run up to Brazil's World Cup 2014 and Olympics 2016, thousands of people are being forcefully evicted from their homes to make room for office buildings, stadiums and...

Brazil: Amazon Defender Under Threats Requests Protection

Brazil: Launch of a Committee for the Palestinian State

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