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Military operation at favela Kelson's, in Rio de Janeiro. - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazil Breaks Own Record with 63,880 Murders in 2017 or 175 per Day

Brazil had a record number of murders last year, with homicides rising 3.7% from ...

Brazilian human rights activist and leftist councilwoman Marielle Franco assassinated in Rio. - Photo: #MidiaNINJA

Execution in Rio of Black Activist and Councilwoman Shocks and Moves Brazil

Prominent Brazilian human rights activist and councilwoman Marielle Franco was assassinated in Rio de ...

From the film Onã, CRUA (Coletivo de Rua)

Brazil’s Genocide Project for Blacks: 70% of Those Murdered Are Black

African-descendants in Brazil are 23.5 percent more likely to be killed than any other ...

Brazil Group in Charge of Cleaning the Police Indicted for Murder and Torture

Brazil’s Special Group for Fighting Organized Crime (Gaeco) of the state of Paraná has ...

Brazil Cannibalism: Man Gets 16 Years for Killing and Eating Foe’s Heart

Brazilian carpenter Gilmar Alberto Wasckman, 46, was convicted this Friday, July 31st, by a ...

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