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Tag: Brazilian Attorney General

  • Saturday, April 14th 2018 - 11:08 UTC

    Brazil's Attorney General charges presidential candidate with racism

    Attorney General Raquel Dodge charged Jair Bolsonaro for statements comparing members of rural settlements founded by the descendants of slaves to animals

    One of the front-runners in Brazil's presidential campaign was charged with racism on Friday by the country's top prosecutor. Attorney General Raquel Dodge charged conservative deputy Jair Bolsonaro for statements comparing members of rural settlements founded by the descendants of slaves to animals. Members of the settlements are called “quilombolas” in Brazil.