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· September, 2013

Stories about Brazil from September, 2013

Brazilian President Calls for Global Respect of Net Neutrality at the UN

25 September 2013

Net neutrality, privacy and human rights were in focus on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's speech (pdf) at the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on September 24, 2013. The leader said that UN needs to establish international protections for Internet users from spying and announced Brazil's intention to prepare a proposal...

Social Media Week Discusses Principles for a Collaborative World

23 September 2013

Social Media Week, a worldwide event which “brings people, brands and organizations together to explore how we connect and communicate as a society”, starts today, September 23, 2013. In the second edition of this year's global conference, with the cities of Berlin, Bogotá, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, São Paulo and Toronto...

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Brazilian Police: Censors and Censored

23 September 2013

In his first article for Global Voices, Danillo Ferreira writes about police oppression of the press in Brazil and the internal institutional oppression of officers freedom of expression.

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Global Voices Partners with InfoAmazonia

19 September 2013

A new form of visualization of Global Voices stories about the Amazon rainforest is now available in the shape of a map of the website InfoAmazonia.org. Through the established content partnership, Info Amazonia's special interactive map is being updated with the latest citizen media stories by Global Voices about the Amazon in English,...

400 Cuban Doctors Go to Brazil

11 September 2013

David Oliveira de Souza, a doctor and professor from the Research Institute of the Sirio-Libanés Hospital, sent an open letter to the more than four hundred Cuban doctors who recently arrived in Brazil and who constitute the first group of a total of 4,000 physicians who are expected to come to this...

Journalism, Activism and Passion: A Look at Citizen Media in Brazil

9 September 2013

[All links lead to Portuguese language pages] “Citizen Media encompasses passion” and “does away with the arrogance of journalists”, states Débora Medeiros, co-editor of the Portuguese language branch of Global Voices. She was referring to the circulation of information over the net during an interview with Brazilian e-magazine, ‘Impressão Digital 126′ (#ID126)....

Protests Called for Brazil's Independence Day

7 September 2013

Brazil is getting ready for the celebration of Independence Day, September 7, 2013, with the massive protests of June and July still in mind. More than 400,000 people have confirmed on Facebook their intention to participate in the protests that will take place in about 150 cities. The Facebook page that...

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