Tony Burke & the Brazil Solidarity Initiative Statement – Bolsonaro & the destruction of the Amazon

We condemn Bolsonaro’s destructive plans for the amazon, and the huge increase in illegal logging and mining since his inauguration. At the time of the rise of the far-right in Brazil, Bolsonaro’s close links to Brazil’s huge agricultural lobby were well known. The levels of destruction that we are witnessing today are a direct result of his presidency.

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Labour Party Conference Fringe: Stand up for Social Progress & Democracy in Brazil

Tuesday 24th September – Join our event at the Labour Party Conference 2019!

FEATURING: Shadow Justice Secretary, Richard Burgon MP // Helen Goodman MP, Shadow Foreign and Commonwealth Office Team // Tereza Campello, former Brazilian Minister for Social Development & the Fight Against Hunger // Tony Burke, Unite the Union (Chair) // PLUS MORE TBA

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Letter – Lula’s jailing a blatant abuse of the justice system

MPs, academics, trade unionist and other figures are calling for Lula’s freedom following the revelations made by the Intercept, which show his arrest and jailing was politically motivated with the aim of stopping the Workers’ Party in the 2018 election. (30/6/19)

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