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Young people in the crosshairs: In many places, repression and police violence are part of everyday life. Photo: José Ramiro Laínez Sorto

Civil society under pressure

When governments target non-governmental organizations, be it with bureaucratic hurdles, smear campaigns, or even violence against activists, terre des hommes switzerland has to change its role as a

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Drawn teenager with palm tree hairstyle against yellow background

"My black body a target"

Lucas Leão is a poet and human rights activist. His colleague Cassiane Paixão works as a political consultant and is involved in social movements. Both are young, of Afro-Brazilian origin

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No arms exports to Brazil

The Swiss arms business is reaching new record levels. Among the recipient states are countries such as Brazil with a highly problematic human rights situation. Switzerland must do its utmost,

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