Brazilian police brutality sparks ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests

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Rio saw an increase in police violence in these bad areas. Almost 5 people were eliminated by cops every day in the very first 5 months of this year, a record last seen 22 years earlier.

Braving the ban on public gatherings due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a few hundred individuals required to the streets of Rio de Janeiro a couple of weeks ago to denounce police brutality in the Brazilian citys favelas.


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