Brazilians Are Unmasking Police Killings in Favelas With Videos and WhatsApp
A video of police officers dragging a teenager's lifeless body into a pickup, which was sent anonymously to a specially-designed website, highlights a new drive to expose abuse, seek justice in individual cases, and push for wider police reform.
Meet the Elite Cops Charged with Cleaning Up Rio's Favelas
Rio de Janeiro’s Special Operations Battalion (BOPE) are the elite police force who intervene when conflicts become too heavy for regular cops to handle. With a recent spate of murders leading up to the World Cup, it’s clear that tensions are rising as...