Police Killed Over 2,000 Children and Adolescents in Brazil in Past Three Years

At least two children and adolescents are killed by police in Brazil every day.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some make newspaper pages and headlines, like João Pedro Mattos, 14, killed inside his home in São Gonçalo, in Baixada Fluminense, in May; Ágatha Félix, 8, killed in Complexo do Alemão, in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro in September last year; or Kauan Alves, 16, shot in the face last Christmas morning during an operation by the São Paulo State Police to repress a funk dance in the Jabaquara neighborhood, in the southern part of the capital.

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