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on the world: a view on human rights

Rafael Braga: The Crime of Being Poor and Black in Brazil

The corporate sports circus has packed its bags and left town. For one Rio de Janeiro resident, the exigencies of international sports tournaments have exacted a hefty price on his … Continue reading

October 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The London Guantánamo Campaign: The Obama Years (2009-2016)

On 21 January 2010, there were still 198 prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, the date by which Barack Obama was supposed to have closed the detention facility. The 2008 election promise … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · 3 Comments

The World Cup Riot That Never Was

On 13 July 2014, all eyes were on the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as millions of people worldwide watched Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in the FIFA World … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 1 Comment