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Brazil: Homeless Movement in Belo Horizonte Surrounded by Police

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Human Rights, Media & Journalism, Protest, Refugees

Ocupação Eliana Silva [1]” [pt], a camping site of around 300 families in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, which had been occupied mostly by homeless workers [2] [pt] on April 21, in protest against lack of housing conditions, was sieged by the military police today, May 11. Journalist Adriano Ventura (@adrianoventura [3]) is tweeting photos [4] that illustrate the tension between the population and the police.