Roger Waters honors Marielle Franco in a show in Rio

British musician Roger Waters during his show at Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro

British musician Roger Waters during his show at Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro

The musician has been taking a stand in the Brazilian political scene in his gigs in the country.

In a presentation at Maracanã stadium on Wednesday (24th), Roger Waters paid tribute to Marielle Franco, a councilwoman for Rio de Janeiro murdered in March 14th. He called Marielle's widow on stage, Mônica Francisco, her sister, Anielle Franco and her daughter Luyara Santos.

Read more in Folha de S.Paulo.

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