Eleanor Staniforth · April, 2012

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Spain: Images of Police Brutality During General Strike

  11 April 2012

On the day of the General Strike on March 29, there were numerous moments of tension, especially in the city of Barcelona where riot police clashed with protesters. In the weeks following the strike, there have been protests in various Spanish cities against the imprisonment of protesters.

Brazil: Contemporary Slavery and Proposals to Fight the Practice

  9 April 2012

Although the practice of exercising the right of property over other human beings was abolished in Brazil in 1888 with the signing of the Golden Law, in practice, exploitation of slave labour continues on Brazilian territory, both in rural and urban areas, in the form of contemporary servitude.

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