Brazil’s alternative jails sans guns and violence
01 May 2021 | 2:40 pm
Brazil's APAC recovery centers focus on rehabilitation and understanding, instead of weapons and violence. An EU project hopes the idea will catch on around the world.
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Ex-Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is mulling a return to his home country where he is the subject of several investigations.
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Delegates from Israel and the Palestinian Authority have pledged to counter a surge in violence and de-escalate tensions. At a rare meeting, representatives said they would work for a "just and lasting peace."
Thousands of illegal gold miners are accused of destroying the lives of the indigenous Yanomami people, who have lived for centuries in the Amazon rainforest on the border between Venezuela and Brazil. Miners have flooded into the area, poisoning rivers, attacking people and even raping women and girls.
Following the killing of two Israelis at the weekend, angered Israeli settlers attacked the Palestinian city of Hawara in the occupied West Bank, posing a further escalation of tensions and violence in the region.
Police arrested seven people after violence erupted at a soccer match in Turkey against a team from the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, authorities said, and a pro-Kurdish party called for officials to resign over the "open racism" at the game.
A Moscow court has sentenced Dmitry Ivanov, the founder of an anti-war Telegram channel, to more than eight years in prison. The former student was found guilty of posting details of Russian atrocities in Ukraine.
Brazil's former president Jair Bolsonaro has often been called the Trump of the Tropics, and this week he made an appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference in the US. The former Brazilian president has been living in Florida following his defeat to leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in October of last year.
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The Hong Kong Alliance leaders were arrested under the national security law for failing to handover details about the organization's meetings and finances.
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