Paris names garden after Brazilian activist Marielle Franco

Paris names garden after Brazilian activist Marielle Franco

Paris holds a ceremony to inaugurate a public garden in tribute to Marielle Franco, a Brazilian leftist politician and human rights activist who was murdered in Rio de Janeiro on March 14, 2018.
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