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Brazil: Do You Admire Mandela? Then Support Human Rights
Written by Mariana Parra · Translated by Mariana Parra On 10 December 2013 @ 20:18 pm | No Comments
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A banner paying homage to Nelson Mandela takes on the unanimous popularity of the South-African leader in Brazil to call those who admire his legacy to support human rights. The message was spread by the non-governmental organization Conectas Human Rights  in the International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2013.
“Do more than being moved” is the appeal of the organization in a country where conservatism and a negative vision about human rights seems to be growing. As some recent opinion polls show, 90% of Brazilians  support the reduction of the age of criminal responsibility, and 61% believe  that criminality is caused by people's bad character.
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 Conectas Human Rights: http://www.conectas.org/en
 Image: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=570583749686615&set=a.309681669110159.73073.127789930632668&type=1&theater
 90% of Brazilians: http://noticias.uol.com.br/cotidiano/ultimas-noticias/2013/06/11/mais-de-90-dos-brasileiros-querem-reducao-da-maioridade-penal-diz-pesquisa-cntmda.htm
 61% believe: http://datafolha.folha.uol.com.br/opiniaopublica/2013/10/1358017-48-dos-brasileiros-se-identificam-com-valores-ideologicos-de-direita.shtml
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