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Rio de Janeiro signs IHRA definition after antisemitism in Brazilian city

So far over 200 cities, states, and organizations have signed the declaration.

The city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has become the first city in the country to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition of Antisemitism (IHRA), according to a Saturday statement from the Israel outreach organization StandWithUs Brazil.

The group held a ceremony in the city which was attended by the mayor Eduardo Paes as well as the deputy mayor of the south zone Flavio Valle, who is Jewish himself, during which the declaration was signed.

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