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Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia is a journalist and a PhD candidate in Human Rights at the University of Deusto in Spain.

Spain

Not everyone is in awe of Spain's new progressive government

PM Pedro Sanchez has already disappointed Basque and Catalan nationalists who propped up his minority government.

Not everyone is in awe of Spain's new progressive government

Human Rights

Marielle Franco may be gone, but she is not silenced

Brazil's response to Marielle's killing was not silence or fear, but courage and defiance.

Marielle Franco may be gone, but she is not silenced

Catalonia

Tabarnia: A not-so-funny joke on Catalan democracy

Spanish unionists are trying to delegitimise Catalonia's fight for independence using a fictional secessionist region.

Tabarnia: A not-so-funny joke on Catalan democracy

Latin America

Why is there talk of banning funk music in Brazil?

The persecution of black music in Brazil continues.

Why is there talk of banning funk music in Brazil?

Islamophobia

Is Brazil no longer safe for refugees and immigrants?

Historically, immigrants helped to shape Brazilian society. But today they are being told to 'go home'.

Is Brazil no longer safe for refugees and immigrants?

Europe

On terrorism, Basque nationalism and a 'bar brawl'

Why are eight Basques facing a total of 375 years in jail on terrorism charges for a 'bar fight'?

On terrorism, Basque nationalism and a 'bar brawl'

Brazil

How Brazil's progressive migration bill was sabotaged

Brazil could have had one of the world's most progressive migration bills but Islamophobia and xenophobia killed it.

How Brazil's progressive migration bill was sabotaged

Human Rights

There is no justice for the poor in Brazil

Rafael Braga, Brazil's symbol of institutionalised racism and criminalisation of poverty, is going to prison - again.

There is no justice for the poor in Brazil