Protest – For the murder of Marielle Franco and Anderson Gomes

 

Sunday March 18, 7PM
Melbourne State Library
Corners off Swanston & Latrobe Streets, Melbourne City

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2115119928718048/

The Brazilian community is calling out about the violent execution of the councilor and human-rights activist, Marielle Franco and the driver Anderson Pedro Gomes.
This is an action of resilience. We gather together in response to the murder of our greatest activist. A queer black woman, legitimately elected by 46 thousandths of brazilians, to represent our voice in city council of Rio de Janeiro.
We invite the wider Brazilian community and allies to join us. On 18th of March 2018, we call out for responsible departments and
national and international organisations. In opposition to the organised crimes against democracy.

militarised policing of the favelas, where residents live under the brutal control of drug gangs, but are also terrorised by state violence.

Bring banner, pictures and a candle. Feel free to take pictures and videos. Share the event.

Marielle, PRESENTE!

Marielle Franco, 38 years old, councilor of Socialism and Liberty Political Party, was assassinated by gun shooting in a car on her way home, during the night of 14 of march 2018, in Rio. The driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes, 39 years old, has also shot and died on the same moment. The crime happened aminst an intervention of Federal State, which proposes to bring militarised policing into the favelas, where residents live under the brutal control of drug gangs, but are also terrorised by state violence.
Marielle Franco was elected to run investigations, and was against the military intervention on the State of Rio de Janeiro.
A woman of colour, single mother, LGBT and feminist, Franco was the fifth most popular councilor in Rio in 2016. She fought against police brutality in the community of Acari until the last day of her life.

Reference:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/16/the-guardian-view-on-the-of-brazilian-politicians-marielle-francos-legacy

A comunidade Brasileira responde a execução da vereadora e ativista de direitos humanos Marielle Franco e o motorista Anderson Pedro Gomes.
Esse é um ato de luto pela grave tentativa de silenciar a voz da luta contra o racismo, desigualdade e a violência.
Pedimos a presença da comunidade brasileira que se preocupa com o futuro do nosso país. Neste domingo uniremos forças para cobrar justiça e ação dos organismos nacionais e internacionais contra o atentado a democracia brasileira.

Tragam cartazes, fotos e uma vela. Tirem fotos e vídeos. Compartilhe o evento.

Marielle, PRESENTE!

Marielle Franco, 38 anos, vereadora do PSOL, foi assassinada a tiros dentro de um carro na noite desta quarta-feira, 14 de março, no centro do Rio de Janeiro. O motorista que dirigia o veículo, Anderson Pedro Gomes, 39 anos, também foi morto a tiros. O caso ocorreu em meio à intervenção federal no Estado fluminense, o qual Marielle Franco era contra. Mãe, negra, ativista feminista, LGBT e dos direitos humanos, ela foi a quinta vereadora mais votada no Rio em 2016 e repudiou a violência policial na comunidade de Acari dias antes de morrer.
Fonte: https://brasil.elpais.com/brasil/2018/03/15/politica/1521125661_205803.html

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