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Anti-human rights rhetoric continued to escalate, increasing the risks to human rights defenders. The shrinking of civic space fomented by an official narrative that stigmatized NGOs, journalists, activists, human rights defenders and social movements continued. Obstacles to freedom of expression...
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Brazil: Marielle and Anderson, 6 years later

After 6 years seeking justice, the families of human rights defender Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes, as well as Brazilian civil society and the international community received news this morning (March 24th) of the preventive detention of three suspected masterminds of the crime:...