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Brazilian LGBT Advocates Beaten, One Arrested

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, LGBTQ+, Protest
Photo by Cícero Bezerra shared bu Homofobia Não on Facebook. [1]

Photo by Cícero Bezerra shared by Homofobia Não [2] on Facebook.

On March 27, a protest against the recent election [3] of congressman and controversial evangelical preacher Marco Feliciano [4] as chairman of the Committee for Human Rights and Minorities in the Brazilian Deputy Chamber ended with repression [5] against LGBT rights advocates. On Youtube, Rodrigo Grassi shared [6] the moment when one of the protestors was arrested.