Brazil: Footage of violent removal of homeless by São Paulo police

The first video footage came out from this morning's forceful removal of families awaiting assistance from city hall on a São Paulo sidewalk. A police officer peppersprays the woman filming. Then a citizen reporter interviews Manoel del Rio, lawyer for the social movement, who has an gaping wound on his head from a police beating.

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  • Ralph

    I’ve seen policemen attacking homeless people, who I was feeding, in London. When I complained a policeman tried to pick a figjt with me.
    For part of last year it was illegal to feed homeless peope or to sleep in the street in Central London. However a lot of homeless charities and their clients protested and this was overturned.

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