By Maura Silva
Translated by Omid Afzalalghom
It was early evening on Tuesday (15th) when Cinquentenário de Israel Square, in the Higienópolis neighbourhood of São Paulo, began to be lit up by candles lit in honour of the 200-plus people killed in recent Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.
The vigil, organised by the Palestine for All Movement (MOPAT), brought together about 500 people and featured videos, poems and musical interventions about Palestine.
The intention of the movement, apart from to honour the dead, was to draw the public'...