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University students hold signs with message that read “Not Him” and “My faith doesn’t go with torture” during a protest of the original court order that allowed the university raids to occur. Image: Silvia Izquierdo/AP

Brazilian democracy dies as professors interrogated, students urged to snitch on teachers

Just over ten years ago, Brazil was a global beacon for development. Now, with the election of populist, far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro, which some have likened to a mix of Donald Trump and Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, it signals the opposite.

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