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08:55  14 may  2021
08:55  14 may  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

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Black Movement activists protest against racism and police violence , on the day that marks 133 years since the abolition of Slavery in the country, in Brasilia, Brazil May 13, 2021. Black Brazilians celebrate the end of slavery on Nov. 20, the anniversary of the killing of Zumbi, a figure of resistance against slavery and the last leader of a runaway slaves community called Palmares. Around 1,000 people marched through downtown Rio de Janeiro in the evening holding candles and signs saying, "Don't kill me, kill racism ," and accusing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro of genocide through police

Black Movement activists protest against racism and police violence , on the day that marks 133 years since the abolition of Slavery in the country, in Brasilia, Brazil May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY reuters_tickers. This content was published on May 14, 2021 Around 1,000 people marched through downtown Rio de Janeiro in the evening holding candles and signs saying, "Don't kill me, kill racism ," and accusing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro of genocide through police violence . Other signs decried the shooting deaths of 28 people in a slum called

BRAZIL-VIOLENCE / EVENTS (Photo, TV): Brazil-protests against racism and police violence

Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (Reuters) - Brazilians showed Thursday In the two largest cities in the country to protest against racism and police violence against the Black Communities, in a local version of the American Movement Black Lives Matter, some accusing the president of the country of genocide.

In the evening, a thousand people scrolled in the city center of Rio de Janeiro, holding candles and signs saying "Do not kill me, kill racism," and accusing the extreme right president Jair Bolsonaro de genocide through police violence.

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Brazil ’s police force also leads the world in the number of officers lost in the line of duty: In 2018, 343 officers were killed on the job. Not even the arrival of a global pandemic has been enough to halt the violence . Then the images of George Floyd’s killing in the United States hit the news. Brazilians of all races took to the streets to march against racism like many others around the world. It didn’t go unnoticed that it took the killing of an African American man more than 5,000 miles away for white Brazilians and mainstream media outlets to pay attention to their own homegrown race problem.

In Brazil , four girls under 13 are raped every hour and every two minutes police receive a report of violence against women.

Other stencies denounced the ball death of 28 people in a slum of the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, a week ago, during an operation which, according to the police, was aimed at drug traffickers.

Human rights activists accused the police of "extrajudicial executions", claiming that many deaths were not investigated. A Supreme Court Judge declared that there were signs of "arbitrary execution" during the raid in the slum.

A Sao Paulo, a thousand protesters gathered to oppose racism and police violence. (Leonardo Benassatto, Amanda Perobelli, Ricardo Moraes and Anthony Boadle; French version Camille Raynaud)

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