Brazil Sentences Eight For Terrorism During Olympics

The men were convicted of terrorist activities and planning attacks during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Eight men accused of being part of a terrorist organization and threatening the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were convicted on Thursday in Curitiba, Brazil on the charges of promoting a criminal organization, recruitment for the practice of acts of terrorism and criminal association.

“The content obtained (from the investigation) ranges between the exaltation and celebration of terrorist acts already carried out all over the world, to postings of videos and photos of public executions of people by the Islamic State, to instructions on how to take the . . .

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