Incident: Christian Political leader receive death threats

General Information
Title: Christian Political leader receive death threats
Country: Brazil
State/Province: *Other Address
City: *Other Address
Other Address: Federal Districti
Date of Incident: 2019-05-23
Security Level: Public
The Federal Police has reported that the Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights, Damares Alves have received death threats. She is one of the most popular figures of the government, is an evangelical pastor. She has been relentless in her fight against pedophilia and organized crime. She also has expressed clearly the government's opposition to abortion.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 1
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Intolerant citizens
Responsible actor category: Ideological pressure groups
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (Protestant)
Additional Information
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Web Sources
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