Rio Favela Communities Gain App to Report Police Abuse

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new app named "Nós por Nós" (Us for Us), which was created by the Fórum de Juventudes - the collective Youth Forum - and launched on March 21st in Rio de Janeiro to help residents report misconduct by police authorities, has already had 500 downloads and forty incidents recorded in twenty days.

One of the few things more infamous than favela communities in Rio is the police corruption and use of . . .

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