Brazil’s struggle with drug trafficking led to local media reporting in Rio de Janeiro this Thursday. The biggest slaughter in the history of the country. According to police reports, A mobilization in the Jacarezinho slum killed 25 people. One of the policemen.
In the “Exceptis” operation, the Rio de Janeiro civilian police entered Jacarezinho with 200 personnel. A slum in the north of the city It is regarded as one of the main operation centers of the Comando Vermelho organization. According to local media reports, these actions started yesterday morning. Report the shooting.
The civilian police ensured that all 24 deaths reported were part of the aforementioned criminal organization.However, according to Or balloon, The identity of the victims or the circumstances under which they were killed has not been clarified. According to media reports, the operation was to comply with various arrest warrants. Only six people were arrested.
It can be expected that there are many testimonies on social networks to ensure the number of victims of the police entering Jacarezinho favela It is much higher than the number reported by the authorities, Even blame the security forces Illegal intrusion into houses and confiscated mobile phones.
The police categorically denied the above regulations. “If you can talk about the death penalty in this operation, the policeman was shot and killed.”, Rodrigo Oliveira, representative of the Special Resources Coordination Committee (CORE), said, Rio de Janeiro civilian police tactical unit.
“The deceased died together with thousands of people, and they died every year because of The country chooses the method of combating drug trafficking, which is the top priority of police operations Among them, shootings, arrests and home invasions are the norm”, Lament Paula Leite and Thiago Amancio newspaper.
“The profile of the people imprisoned and killed in this anti-drug fight is: young, black and poor”, They added that there is a Important factors of discrimination in the actions of the authorities. “It is not difficult to remember that in 2019, more than 47,000 people died of violence in the country, 74% of which were black and 50% were 15 to 29-year-olds.”
Although what happened yesterday in Rio de Janeiro since last June The Supreme Federal Court ordered the suspension of operations in slums, This is because of the pandemic. The decision permits execution, but only under absolute exceptions.
Core representative Rodrigo Oliveira guarantees Jacarezinho’s actions are in compliance with all agreements made by the Supreme Court.