Brazilian human rights activists, fighting massive forced evictions and redevelopment for the 2014 World Cup, nominate FIFA for the worst corporation in the world award. Read, share and vote.
FIFA must do more than send PR representatives to Brazil for damage control ahead of the 2014 World Cup. They must show they are serious about stopping forced evictions.
From the start of the protests in Rio, video has played a pivotal role in helping expose abuse against protestors. Now the videographers are being targeted.
We share findings of our curation project, bringing over 100 videos together to tell the story of forced evictions in Rio de Janiero.
A video curation project brings together over 100 powerful videos to show how forced evictions unfolded across Rio de Janeiro.
After 20 years resisting eviction from their homes– even as the threat level reached Olympic heights this year– the Rio community of Vila Autodromo wins a concession from the Mayor. Eviction is off the table. Viva a Vila!
Yesterday marked two years since government bulldozers arrived at the Restinga community in Rio de Janeiro to demolish the homes and small shops belonging to 153 families.
After nearly 10 years of campaigning to save their homes and lands, our partners from the CECOP network in Mexico are celebrating a significant victory on the path to the definitive cancellation of the La Parota dam project. If built, the dam would forcibly evict at least 25,000 campesinos and small farmers from their lands and negatively impact an additional 75,000 people due to environmental changes downstream and throughout the region.
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