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Letter by 30 cross-party MPs calls on Bolsonaro to cease his assault on Amazon, its people, and planet’s future, claims UK government complicit

[The Independent] “The UK government is complicit in Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s assault on the Amazon rainforest, a cross-party group of MPs have warned.”…

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Under Bolsonaro, illegal migrants (miners, loggers, ranchers) invading ever-larger Indigenous territory, leading to conflicts and a surge in killings of local activists

[E360] “One afternoon last month, several vehicles descended on a village in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, where Avelin…

Posted in Brazil Latin America

Brazil: Lula is free, may run against Bolsonaro in 2022

[openDemocracy] “Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva [commonly known as Lula, who led Brazil between 2003 and 2011,]…

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Netanyahu’s ‘hug-a-fascist club’: Duterte, Orban, Salvini, and now Bolsonaro

[Haaretz] “Until very recently, Jair Bolsonaro was a big player in domestic Brazilian politics. For years he’d been projectile-vomiting baleful rhetoric at…

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Israel cosies up to the World’s far right

[The Washington Post] “Under Netanyahu’s watch, Israel has amassed a conspicuous crop of illiberal allies. Some, like Salvini and Hungarian Prime…