Raphael Tsavkko Garcia is a Brazilian freelance journalist published by Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, World Politics Review, Vice, among other news outlets.
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Thousands of Faith Leaders Ran for Office in Brazil
Nearly 13,000 candidates with religious titles ran for office in Brazil's Nov. 15 local elections – an increase of 24 percent compared to previous municipal elections.
Bolsonaro's Evangelical Base Pushes to Reopen Brazil
Even while Brazil is a COVID-19 global hot spot, some pastors flout social distancing.
Is Brazil Becoming an Evangelical Theocracy?
Bolsonaro is forming alliances and shaping policies according to conservative evangelical religion.
Under Brazil's New Government, Islamophobia Continues To Rise
According to Francirosy Campos, anthropologist and professor at the University of São Paulo (USP), the main problem faced by Muslims in Brazil is prejudice and threats, many of them made on social networks, particularly on Facebook.