Brazil’s marijuana march for freedom

By Sian Herbert

Thousands took to the streets across Brazil recently in the country’s second “March for Freedom”, which saw a colourful collective of organisations protest together for the right to free speech, freedom of choice and, some, for the legalisation of marijuana. The mood was a mix of protest and celebration, in an event that marks a pivotal moment in the struggle for liberal values in Brazil.

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