“Black Brazilians also accounted for three quarters of homicide victims and nearly 80% of the 6,375 people killed by the police in 2019.”
2 police officers in Brazil were arrested after security video caught them shooting at 2 young men on a motorbike who later turned up dead. Video shows police handcuffing them in a poor suburb and driving them away. About 80% of people killed by Rio police are Black men @hrw ).
Brazil police recommended charges against 6 people for the killing of a Black man by guards at a supermarket. They say there is enough evidence to charge the 2 white guards who brutally beat #JoaoAlbertoSilveiraFreitas as he screamed “Help me,” and 4 bystanders who did nothing.
Protests have erupted on the streets of Brazil after a black man was killed by two white security guards Footage showed Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, 40, being repeatedly punched in the face outside a supermarket in Porto Alegre