Brazil – Is there no end to Rio de Janeiro’s cycle of violence? (Al Jazeera)

A person places a handprint with red paint on a pavement during a protest in Sao Paulo, Brazil against police violence two days after a police operation in Rio de Janeiro’s Jacarezinho favela resulted in the death of 28 people. Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 8, 2021 [Amanda Perobelli/Reuters]

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Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

A police operation conducted on May 6 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and despite a Supreme Court order banning it resulted in the deaths of 28 people in Rio’s Jacarezinho favela.