Opinion

The celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was most opportune, especially as a pretext to protest against the widespread betrayal of the 'never again' promise which led to the establishment of the UN following the world war disaster of 1939-1945.

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The signs are all there in plain sight. All over the world. From Brexit to Salvini's Italy and Orban's Hungary, from Donald Trump's election to the growth of xenophobic movements in central and eastern Europe. Yet this quicksand 'zeitgeist' goes well beyond the 'Western world'. It has incarnated in the Philippines, through Duterte, and now, in a particularly worrying way for the Portuguese-speaking world, in Brazil, through Bolsonaro.

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