Tag: Murder

    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 ...

    Brazilian police

    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 ...

    Gilmar Alberto Wasckman

    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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