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São Paulo football club Portuguesa Santista is convicted of using players aged 14-16 in a situation of precarious work: 12 boys shared three double mattresses in an insanitary bed-sitter with an empty fridge. The problem is widespread in Brazil
An activist leader in the Amazon won protection from Brazil's National Security Force, but continues to live under threat. At the same time, loggers run free
An Irish company has purchased rights to the carbon credits of the indigenous land of the Munduruku Tribe in the Amazon. They promised US$ 120 million over 30 years, but experts say the contract is illegal
Brazilian government pushes for more exports of light arms, while the industry lacks transparency. In 5 years Brazil exported 4,5 millions of guns and weapons
Publica had access to a report produced by popular organizations from 12 cities that will host the 2014 World Cup. They say the people's rights are being left out