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The World Cup Exposes Brazil’s Injustices

The World Cup Exposes Brazil’s Injustices by Bianca Jagger On June 12th the World Cup kicks off in Brazil; the country has been beset by protest in the run up to the tournament. Last year up to a million people demonstrated across Brazil:… Continue Reading →

Beyond samba, sex and soccer: The World Cup riots in Brazil

Brazil’s rich and poor will face off next month and the stakes are much higher than any of the football matches. Last updated: 28 May 2014 10:45 Khaled A Beydoun   Demonstrators protest against the FIFA soccer World Cup Brazil 2014,… Continue Reading →

Brazil’s poor stage an alternative World Cup

Rio de Janeiro favela hosts People’s Cup for communities affected by FIFA restrictions, evictions and home demolitions. Elizabeth GormanLast updated: 03 Jun 2014 10:26 Some Rio residents were evicted to make way for lucrative developments [Elizabeth Gorman/Al Jazeera] Rio de Janeiro,… Continue Reading →

#India -‘It is an insult to women’s cricket to be treated this way’ #Vaw #Gender

Interview by Abhishek Purohit January 29, 2013 Diana Edulji, a former India captain and one of the pioneering woman cricketers from the country, represented India between 1976 and 1993. Years after her retirement, she and Shanta Rangaswamy are among the… Continue Reading →

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