MDB politicians leading ranking of elected members with slave labor money

In the election 2014, 51 of 513 elected officials received R $ 3,5 millions of businesses that are or were present in the register of employers fined for the crime.
17/02/2018 17h06 - Updated 19/02/2018 13h46
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At least one in ten federal deputies had their campaign funded by companies caught using hand analogous to slave labor. In the election 2014, 51 of 513 elected officials received R $ 3,5 millions of businesses that are or were present in the register of employers fined for the crime. The information is the NGO Reporter Brazil and were also published by the British newspaper The Guardian, this Friday (16).

The MDB is the party with the most MPs who received money this group, with 13 members, or represents 20% your bench. But the PT is the second, with 11 MEPs, or 16% Party countertop in the House.

Among the funded deputies, no party leaders, five former government ministers Dilma Rousseff, state secretaries of toucans governments and PT, plus donations passed by the then candidate of the office of the Republic Vice President, Michel Temer.

of 51 MEPs, 21 part of the caucus, the Parliamentary Front of Agriculture. The bench is critical to the concept of slave labor in Brazil and praised Fearing government as reduced situations that are considered slave labor in Brazil and, according to various entities, could represent an obstacle to combating this crime. The ordinance, October last year, He generated controversy and was eventually suspended.

The survey compares the donations declared to the Electoral Court by the elected candidates 2014 with companies that have gone through the dirty list, register of employers caught using slave labor released by the federal government between 2003 e 2017. The base also consider the names that have gone through the list of Transparency. Made with criteria similar to the list of federal government, this other survey was obtained through the Access to Information Act in the period when the blacklist was suspended by an injunction of the Supreme Court, between December 2014 and March 2017.

The data, unpublished, Reporter were raised by Brazil for the special Ruralômetro, database and query tool to assess the deputies voted on the basis of bills or proposed by them. The Ruralômetro heard a number of nonprofit organizations, They are assessing how these projects may or may not impact the environment, ommunities indigenous and rural workers.

The survey considers cases of slave labor that may have been caught before or after the donation made during elections 2014. Receive donations from companies caught using slave labor or environmental violation does not constitute crime, It is not prohibited by the electoral law. But it is a relevant information, which may signal some of the interests of financiers to invest in MPs campaign.


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