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Recent Conflicts in Complexo do Alemão Favela

By Zoë Roller, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the past week the Complexo do Alemão in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone) has seen several clashes between civilians and peacekeeping forces. While no new incidents have been reported since September 7th, the unrest spurred officials to reevaluate the pacification strategy in Alemão. These events mark the largest shootout between police and civilians since the community was Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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