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Brazil: Why Raiding Rio’s Favelas Is Not as Good as It Looks

Every few days the roar of helicopters passes above. It is a sound that ...

20% of the 48,000 Brazilians Murdered Every Year Are Killed by the Police

The police of Brazil are responsible for a significant proportion of the 48,000 murders ...

Brazilian Police Bar Press from Doing Its Work

London-based international freedom-of-expression organization Article 19 has issued a note condemning the abuses committed ...

Brazil Police Dismiss UN Criticism and Say Their Action Curbs Murders

The Secretariat of Public Security from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in response to criticism ...

Journalist Manoel Leal de Oliveira

Policeman Who Killed Journalist in 1998 Arrested in Brazil

Police officer Monzart Castro Brasil, 53, convicted of the murder of a Brazilian journalist, ...

UN Scolds Brazil for Its Police and Prison System

The organization of the Brazilian police, the high death toll in police actions, and ...