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Brazil's treatment of its indigenous people violates their rights

These are challenging times if you happen to be an indigenous inhabitant of South America's largest democracy. Not since the dark days of Brazil's military dictatorship, when the indigenous people were regarded as "obstacles to progress" and their lands were opened to massive development schemes, …

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Children Win

The Head of the Children Win campaign has called on FIFA to leave “no stone unturned” when it comes to enforcing human rights commitments made by …

Human Rights

Why the World Cup Will Be Bad News for Indigenous People

Clad in traditional clothes and armed with bows, arrows, and spears, hundreds of people from Brazil's indigenous communities defended their …

FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil Opening Ceremony Pitbull & Jennifer Lopez

Rio Olympics organizers can glean lessons from Brazil’s World Cup

Brazil has barely said tchau to the World Cup, but it has no time for a breather. In two years, Rio de Janeiro will be throwing out a welcome mat to …

Will Brazil's World Cup Pay Off For Investors?

Tonight, the FIFA World Cup will finally get underway when Brazil kick off against Croatia in the Arena Corinthians in São Paulo. But what will the tournament’s impact be on Brazil’s economy and stock market?<p>If you take your cues from local sentiment, the answer appears to be profoundly negative. …

Brazil Loses Big At World Cup - And Not Just On The Field | Fox News

After the historic and heartbreaking 7-1 loss Germany handed host nation Brazil on Tuesday, the last thing Brazilians probably want to hear about is another big loss.<p>This one to their pocketbooks.<p>We know that it won't be a Brazilian hoisting the World Cup trophy in triumph come Sunday, but …

Social effects of the football world cup: Brazil 2014

<b>The initial reaction of the population of a country when it is announced they will be hosting one of the world’s premier sporting events is one of</b> …

World Cup Final Protest Met with Severely Disproportionate Force, Arrests & Police Brutality

On the afternoon of the 2014 World Cup final, as Rio’s Maracanã stadium filled with soccer fans, demonstrators congregated just 2km away in the Saens …

Law Enforcement

Associated Press News

These Architects Have Ingenious Plan For Brazil's World Cup Stadiums

Brazil's national government poured $4 billion into new and renovated World Cup stadiums for this summer's tournament -- a sky-high price tag that drew harsh criticism from many of its own citizens. So what should happen now that the 12 stadiums' intended purpose has run its course?<p>If you ask …

7 Weeks Before World Cup, Rio Is Rocked By Riot

"A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late Tuesday following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and showering homemade explosives and glass bottles onto a busy avenue in the city's main tourist zone," The Associated Press writes.<p>CNN says that "residents …

World Cup 2014: 17 Pictures Of Shocking Violence As Police 'Open Live Fire' On Anti-Fifa Protesters

A Brazilian police officer was filmed firing what appear to be live rounds at anti-World Cup protesters this weekend.<p>The incident was captured by the …

Brazilian anti-World Cup protests hit Sao Paulo and Rio

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Brazil

Brazil World Cup: Clashes at Sao Paulo and Rio protests

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Brazil

RIOTS AND CLASHES IN RIO DURING WORLD CUP