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Another Police Raid in Rio Leaves 26 Dead

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Relatives bury Gabrielle Ferreira da Cunha, 41, who was killed during a police raid in the Vila Cruzeiro neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 25, 2022. © 2022 AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo Early on May 24, 2022, a military-style operation in Vila Cruzeiro, an impoverished neighborhood in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, forced residents to scramble for cover under volleys of shots. Schools, health clinics, and shops did not open that morning, and people could not go to work. Over the following 12 hours, casualties kept arriving at a nearby hospital. At the…

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