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Video | The involvement of illegal militias in the murder of Marielle Franco

This week, What's Happening in Brazil reports on Rio's illegal militias, Bolsonaro's address to the UN and more

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This week, Brasil de Fato reports on Bolsonaro's address to the UN General Assembly, the Marielle Franco case, and more / Screen capture/Brasil de Fato

On this week’s What’s Happening in Brazil, our "News Update" reports on Jair Bolsonaro’s address to the UN General Assembly, Global Climate Strike demonstrations, and the murder of an 8-year-old, reportedly by the police.

Our "Story of The Week" is about Marielle Franco, a human rights and black activist and councilwoman who was murdered by militia members, as her case remains unsolved a year and a half later.

The "Brazilianism" segment will bring you the delicious duck in tucupi sauce, an exquisite dish from northeastern Brazil. 

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Edition: Aline Scátola