Young, black and more likely to die in Brazil

In Brazil, 1000’s of individuals are killed by way of the police yearly.

A BBC Brazil investigation got down to discover who’s maximum vulnerable to deadly police violence there.

After inspecting greater than 1200 profiles of the ones killed in 2020, it discovered that during Rio de Janeiro state by myself, 75% of all those that died have been black Brazilians.

Each Ana-Paula Rocha and Rafaela Coutinho Matos misplaced their sons in incidents involving the police. They’ve informed the BBC their tales.

In each instances, the government have showed that no person has been arrested however that an investigation is on-going.

Video by way of Ligia Guimaraes, Isadora Brant, Wael El Saadi and Claire Press

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *