UK News: Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people - PressFrom - United Kingdom
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UK NewsExtinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people

17:30  13 august  2019
17:30  13 august  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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LONDON (Reuters) - Climate change protesters threw red paint onto the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and what they described as violence against indigenous peoples living there.

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Extinction Rebellion activists splattered red paint and sprayed messages on the Brazilian embassy in London in a protest over the rights of indigenous people.

The protests by 'the Snowflakes' - a group associated with the eco-anarchists - blockaded the embassy, spray-painting messages and dousing the building in paint to symbolise indigenous people they say have been killed in Brazil.

Two activists from the group climbed onto a glass awning above the entrance of the embassy, and two others glued themselves to the windows.

They were joined by other activists taking part in a separate vigil for murdered environmental campaigners.

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LGBTQ+ people , Brazilians and their allies are hosting a big queer party outside the Brazilian Embassy in London at 5:30pm tonight to save Coorganised by Brazilian Women against Fascism UK and Extinction Rebellion , this protest party highlights the global nature of the climate crisis.

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It is part of international action targeting Brazilian embassies around the world, which is taking place at the same time as indigenous women are marching on Brasilia demanding recognition of their rights.

Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people
Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people
Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people

Sian Vaughan, 54, a retired primary school headteacher from Pembrokeshire, took part in the action in London.

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The Brazilian embassy in London referred requests for a response to the president' s Human Rights Secretariat, which did not respond. In a statement, Survival urged the Brazilian government to give more support to Funai and to increase its efforts to shut down illegal activities in the Awá' s territories.

Jair Messias Bolsonaro ( Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒaˈiʁ meˈsi.ɐz bowsoˈnaɾu] or [ʒaˈiɾ]; born 21 March 1955) is a Brazilian politician and retired military officer

She said: 'We need everyone to know what's going on in Brazil, and to tell the UK Government to act.

'If we close our eyes to the criminal destruction taking place, our children will pay the price. The climate crisis is global.'

Red hand prints and streaks of red paint could be seen all over the facade, as well as slogans such as 'No More Indigenous Blood' and 'For The Wild'.

Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people
Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people
Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people
Extinction Rebellion mob throw red paint and daub messages on Brazilian embassy in London in protest over Jair Bolsanaro's destruction of Amazon and 'murder' of its indigenous people

Indigenous groups in Brazil warn that conditions have worsened for them and their environment since President Jair Bolsonaro came to power, with critics saying his regime is allowing environmental destruction by miners and agribusiness.

Amazon deforestation rates have risen significantly, according to recent reports, adding carbon emissions to the atmosphere which drive climate change and destroying important wildlife habitats.

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