Rio De Janeiro
A Woman Who Spent Years Speaking Out Against Police Violence Has Been Shot Dead In A Suspected Assassination
In one of her last posts on Twitter, the day before she was killed, Marielle Franco blamed police for the death of a young man in Rio de Janeiro, and asked, "How many others will have to die for this war to end?"
Brazilian Students Wear Skirts To School In Protest After A Trans Student Was Fined For Wearing One
“I am really happy about the way my classmates supported me and I hope it serves as an example to others to feel encouraged to do the right thing. I was always taught at school to accept who you are, I am only trying to live that," stated 17-year-old Maria Muniz.