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· June, 2012

Stories about Brazil from June, 2012

22 June 2012

Brazil: Is There A Clear Foreign Policy for the Middle East and Africa?

The twenty-first century has brought important changes to the balance of power which had been in place until then, with obvious ramifications for the international economy and politics. In this...

13 June 2012

Brazil: Online Impressions of Brazilian Identity

Since the declaration of Brazil as an independent nation in 1822, Brazilian identity has gone through several changes spurred by economic, social and cultural transformations. But is there a common...

10 June 2012

Brazil: Deeper Media Coverage of Belo Monte Dam Needed

A lot of information is shared daily around the world about controversy surrounding the construction of the Belo Monte dam in the Amazon. At the same time, however, it is...

6 June 2012

Brazil: Magazine Gives Homeless People a Chance

Ocas Magazine, handed out on the streets of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro since 2002, is one such publication that contains information that sets it apart from the mainstream...

2 June 2012

Brazil: Facebook Censors Photos of the ‘SlutWalk’

Not long after the SlutWalk which took place in several Brazilian cities, photos in which some women appear bare-breasted in protest against male chauvinism were deleted by Facebook for “violating...

1 June 2012

Brazil: Expropriation Approved for Slave Labor Properties

In order to combat slave labor, the Brazilian Congress recently approved Bill 438, which guarantees the immediate expropriation of rural or urban areas, without the right to compensation, where one...

Brazil: Government Cuts on Public Healthcare System

RightsCon: Future of Digital Rights in Latin America and Beyond

Activists, business representatives, thinkers and policy makers are meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Human Rights and Technology Conference. Renata Avila and other Global Voices contributors are also...

Brazil: Most Violent State in the Country Protests for Peace

The population of a Brazilian state capital has begun to protest online and in the streets due to growing numbers of homicides. Alagoas State ranks first on the 2012 Map...

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