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Rio 2016: City counts the human cost of Olympics after eight killed by police and thousands of families evicted

Rio 2016: City counts the human cost of Olympics after eight killed by police and thousands of families evicted – Mirror OnlineViolent police operations were carried out in several areas of Rio de Janeiro – and two officers died in…

22/08/2016 /

Orlando of Olympics Popular Committee of Rio de Janeiro interview with Deutschlandfunk (in German)

Financial problems for the Paralympics – Rio’s taxpayers to fill the empty coffers – Finanzprobleme Paralympics – Steuerzahler füllt leere KassenDas Olympia-Organisationskomitee Rio2016 wird umgerechnet 55 Millionen Euro öffentliche Mittel bekommen, um die Paralympischen Spiele zu bezahlen. Darüber hatte es…

20/08/2016 /

Families begin ‘new’ life in Rio’s Vila Autodromo

There was a family reunion in Vila Autodromo last weekend. As well as mothers, fathers, daughters, sons and grandchildren, some of the 600 families evicted from their community next to Rio’s Olympic Park returned, joining supporters, activists, researchers and journalists…

17/08/2016 / ,

Rio’s child rights abuses make global headlines

The people of Rio whose lives have been blighted by the Olympic Games have had their voices heard around the world following our joint press conference with Amnesty International. Three days before the Olympic Games opening ceremony, journalists from 20…

11/08/2016 / , ,

“Fight to stay” – Marianne Meier interview with Deutschland-Radio Kultur (in German)

“Fight to stay” – Marianne Meier interview with Deutschland-Radio Kultur ¦ Kampagne “Children Win” – Kampf ums Bleiberecht – podcast in GermanDie Kampagne Children Win will Zwangsumsiedlungen im Zuge von sportlichen Großveranstaltungen verhindern. Projektmanagerin Marianne Meier erzählt im Interview, warum…

07/08/2016 /

Experts warn of dire Olympic legacy for Rio’s children

Two experts have issued urgent warnings about the impact of the Olympic Games on Rio’s most vulnerable children. Researchers Dr Andrea Rodriguez and Professor Lorraine van Blerk recently published this report which found that the FIFA World Cup in 2014…

05/08/2016 / , , , ,

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