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Brazil: Police Force Locals From Slums For 2014 World Cup

Reports have emerged from Brazil that police have forcefully removed locals from the slums in Rio De Janeiro. It has been alleged that the authorities sent  the police  in to forcefully evict the residents from the slums in Mangueira.

It is alleged that the residents of Mangueira had been threatened with guns, Afro- Brazilians have mostly been the targets of the police.

The slum area of Mangueira has been earmarked to become parking lots for the 2014 Wold Cup.

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