Deaths in Police Operations Rise in Brazil Despite Quarantine

In the state of Rio de Janeiro, 290 people died in two months after police actions, despite the drop in crime during the pandemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Demonstrations against police brutality in the United States are having repercussions in Brazil, one of the countries where security forces cause the most deaths. Activists and protesters draw attention to this phenomenon that has the state of Rio de Janeiro as its epicenter and has worsened in these times of pandemic.

In March and April alone, 290 people died in the state of Rio de Janeiro in police operations, although . . .

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