Tag Archive | Black Bloc Brazil

The story of the unsung heroes: Black Bloc Brazil

By Esther Solano Gallego,ROAR magazine, June 23, 2014 Despised by many, hailed by some: the Black Bloc in Brazil uses its “performative violence” to draw attention to the everyday struggles of millions. It was in the first weeks of the massive anti-government protests that started in June 2013 and shook Brazilian society to its very […]

Support for anarchists rising

Social unrest over police actions, poverty and corruption have grown Black Bloc ranks By Bradley Brooks, The Associated Press, October 23, 2013 When a tear-gas canister rattled around at Andrea Coelho’s feet, a masked young man picked it up and tossed it back at police. Right there, the kindergarten teacher decided she backed him and […]