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· June, 2017

Stories about Brazil from June, 2017

30 June 2017

Brazilian Justice Rules in Favor of Satirical Website After Seven Years of Censorship

Advox

Using parody, the website drew attention to the skewed coverage of the Folha de São Paulo newspaper, one of the largest in Brazil. Nevertheless, it was shut down.

13 June 2017

How a Case of Vigilante Tattoo Punishment Showcases Skepticism of Human Rights in Brazil

Two men tattooed "thief" and "scum" on a teen's forehead, thinking he had stolen a bicycle. The teen later told police he hadn't, but social media took the vigilantes' side.

1 June 2017

‘Bodies Die, Countries Don't': Are You Listening? Podcast

In this episode, we take you to Venezuela, Indian-administered Kashmir, Thailand, Nigeria, and Brazil.

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