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‘Acts of Resistance Followed by Death’ and Impunity: Mothers Fight for Responses to Their Sons’ Cases
Janaína Mattos Alves, 35, saw her world crumble on the night of June 30, 2016. She was at home when the news arrived that her son Jhonata Dalber, 16, had been shot. “His friend arrived at my door desperately screaming, ‘They shot Dalber!’ I never thought that it would be the shot that killed my [...]
Rio’s newly elected President and Governor, Wilson Witzel To Purchasing drones to Stop Favella Gang Violence
Bolsonaro, Witzel and Israel: Partners in Eradicating Crime from Favelas Jair Bolsonaro, and Rio de Janeiro's new governor Wilson Witzel, will be deploying new Israeli technology to battle ruthless street gangs that currently run much of Brazil's favelas. Brazil’s new right-wing administration will use thousands of cameras and weaponized drones to fight crime in [...]
Worldwide UN family celebrates enduring universal values of human rights UN Photo A group of Japanese women look at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights during a visit to the UN's interim headquarters in Lake Success in February 1950 Across the world, the UN family has been making sure that this year’s Human Rights Day [...]
The Ceremony will be held next week in Tehran attended by professors, students, authors, and authorities.