• Sister of slain Brazilian councilwoman calls for justice

    2 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The sister of slain Brazilian councilwoman Marielle Franco on Monday expressed concern about the conservative new governor's commitment to solving the case. Ten months to the day since the slaying of Franco and her driver, sister Anielle Franco said Gov. Wilson Witzel's recent actions as a candidate were “worrisome.” During...
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  • Sister of slain Brazilian councilwoman calls for justice

    3 days ago - By National Post

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The sister of slain Brazilian city councilwoman Marielle Franco is expressing concern about the conservative new governor's commitment to solving the case.
    Monday marks 10 months since the slaying of Franco and her driver. Sister Anielle Franco says Rio de Janeiro Gov. Wilson Witzel's actions as a candidate were “worrisome.” Witzel last year participated in a rally where other candidates showed off a street sign honouring Franco that they had broken.
    Franco was a social activist who crusaded for black and gay causes and against police violence.
    Witzel took office Jan. 1...
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