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Category Archives: religious intolerance

Afro-Brazilian religions win court ruling against Record TV; network’s programs demonized adherents and possibly incited violent attacks on houses of worship

Note from BW of Brazil: This is some unexpected good news! Long overdue but never late than never. In past posts, this blog has tried to alert its readers about … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · 1 Comment

Drug traffickers and pastors united by prejudice? Is Evangelical demonizing of Afro-Brazilian religions to blame for recent violent assaults?

Note from BW of Brazil: Sometimes it’s pretty amazing the things that happen in Brazil but people still wanna believe that “we are all equal“. I mean, let’s not even … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · 3 Comments

Leaders of Afro-Brazilian religions living in fear as “Evangelical drug dealers” destroy seven temples in one month in Rio; traffickers filmed, posted assaults online

Note from BW of Brazil: We must really ask ourselves, what the hell is going on in Rio de Janeiro? In numerous previous posts, we’ve brought you information on the … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Religious intolerance leads to death of 90-year old priestess and stoning in head of 11-year old girl; both initiates of Candomblé – Fanatic Evangelicals accused in both incidents

Note from BW of Brazil: When will it end? The past few weeks have been very difficult for followers of the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé. It seems that the brutal attacks on … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment