Ask your MP to speak up on Brazil

Click here, enter your postcode and take 20 seconds to ask your MP to speak up on Brazil and sign Early Day Motion 1854.

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A Threat to Democracy in Brazil

In October, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil, beating the left’s candidate, Fernando Haddad, in a result which sent shockwaves around Latin America and globally. (25/11/18)

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Bolsonaro threatens to criminalise social, trade unions and religious movements in Brazil

Bolsonaro threatens to criminalise social, trade unions and religious movements in Brazil writes Patrick Foley, Brazil Solidarity Initiative. (20/11/18)

In October, Jair Bolsonaro, a former captain in the Brazil’s military dictatorship, infamous for his support for authoritarianism, homophobia and racism won the second-round vote of the presidential election, securing his place as the next leader of Latin America’s largest, most diverse and most populous country. Continue reading “Bolsonaro threatens to criminalise social, trade unions and religious movements in Brazil”

Solidarity with Brazil must be a priority for all internationalists – Richard Burgon MP

We must fulfil our internationalist duty, writes RICHARD BURGON MP as he launches the Brazil Solidarity Initiative.

On Sunday night, the news progressives all around the world feared finally came in from Brazil. Jair Bolsonaro, an extreme far-right politician, was announced as the next president. Continue reading “Solidarity with Brazil must be a priority for all internationalists – Richard Burgon MP”

November 20th – Solidarity with Brazil: Opposing the Far-Right Threat

‘Solidarity with Brazil: Opposing the Far-Right Threat to Human Rights, Equality & Social Progress’ is a special event taking place in the House of Commons, Westminster, London on November 20th.

Join this vital meeting to discuss building solidarity with progressive movements in Brazil defending equality, democratic rights and social progress and opposing Jair Bolsonaro and the far-right.  Continue reading “November 20th – Solidarity with Brazil: Opposing the Far-Right Threat”

Brazil Solidarity Initiative Launched – A Message from Richard Burgon MP

At this crucial time for Brazil, I’m writing to urge you to support the new Brazil Solidarity Initiative launched by No Coup in Brazil.

With Presidential elections taking place this Sunday, progressives and the labour movement across the world have been alarmed at the rise of Brazil’s far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro. We are launching the Brazil Solidarity Initiative to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in solidarity with the millions of Brazilians fighting for democracy, human rights and social progress.

You can help by:

  • Chipping in £10 or what you can afford here – we‘re looking for 100 people to give a one-off donation to raise at least £1000 to immediately expand our work.
  • Attending our event on Brazil after the elections in the House of Commons on November 20 – register here and more details will follow.
  • Making a regular contribution of £5 a month here by becoming a friend of the initiative – this will enable us to plan further campaigning ahead.
  • Following us on Facebook here and Twitter here and spreading the word.
  • Giving £50 here to become one of our 50 founding supporters. Your generous support will give us a vital £2500  start-up fund to take the campaign forward – you will be thanked on our website and receive a special gift.

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