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What Do Brazil and Turkey Have in Common?

Categories: Latin America, Middle East & North Africa, Brazil, Turkey, Digital Activism, Protest

Brazil and Turkey are thousands of kilometers away from each other, but they have something in common: both countries went out to the streets to protest for their rights as citizens and are now struggling against the excessive violence and oppression from the police.

V for Vinegar [1] is a website created to track protests and promote petitions about relevant causes in each country: in Brazil, for the demilitarization of the Police [2] [pt], and for the immediate end to the violence in Turkey [3] [tr].