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A Handbook for Protesters During the World Cup in Brazil
Written by João Miguel Lima On 13 June 2014 @ 9:00 am | No Comments
In Brazil, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Human Rights, LANGUAGES, Latin America, Portuguese, Protest, Quick Reads
As the 2014 World Cup begins in Brazil, protests against FIFA's interventions and the Brazilian government's spending are taking place all over the country, especially in the host cities.
Concerned about excessive police reaction during protests, citizen's counselling organization Urucum , which works on human rights, communication and justice issues and is based in the city of Fortaleza , published a “Handbook for Protesters ” in Portuguese (“Manual de Pessoas Manifestantes”).
The e-book gives advice about items protesters should carry inside their backpacks and offers a list of recommendations on attitude and behavior during the demonstration itself. It also shares a list of civil rights and addresses how to proceed in case a protester is stopped for a police search or detained.
The booklet is a product of the online platform Na Rua  [pt] (On the street), which monitors human rights violations perpetrated by the government in Fortaleza during protests related to the World Cup.
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URLs in this post:
 Urucum: https://www.facebook.com/entidadeurucum
 city of Fortaleza: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortaleza
 Handbook for Protesters: http://www.calameo.com/read/003562786d3fb9498e998
 Na Rua: https://www.facebook.com/direitoshumanosnarua?ref=br_tf
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