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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Naomi Campbell, others demand Investigation into Killing of Brazilian Activist Marielle Franco

Activist Marielle Franco, who fought for the rights of Afro-Brazilians, LGBT people, and women, was 2 weeks ago shot 4 times in the head. Marielle Franco, a 38-year-old gay black woman, had before her death, been a tireless activist against police violence, and had regularly spoken up for the poor. She had...
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Zimbabwe activist pastor acquitted of inciting violence

Harare - Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire said on Friday he had been acquitted of inciting public violence.   Evan Mawarire (File: AFP) In June the activist was charged with inciting violence following  a meeting he had with students doctors who were on strike over a fees hike at the Zimbabwe's...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Naomi Campbell, others demand Investigation into Killing of Brazilian Activist Marielle Franco