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Complexo da Maré: reality check for the elite squad

Since the 2008 start of Rio’s new public safety policy, BOPE, the military police elite squad, has met with community members, but never like this. First of all, the cops weren’t even invited. “When we saw you coming in, the … Continue reading

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