Protests Mark a Month of Rio Councilwoman’s Murder

Rio’s civil police is working with the hypothesis of an action by militiamen for the Franco and Gomes executions.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Hundreds gathered in several cities around Brazil and the world on Saturday to remember Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, one month after they were ambushed and killed. Supporters of the lawmaker vow not to allow her death to be forgotten before the guilty party has been found.

"We need to show that we are turning our pain into strength, that we will not take a step back and that neither time nor fear will shut us up!” stated the plea on a website created . . .

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