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Brazilian stats confirm the country is one of the most violent countries

Tuesday, November 5th 2013 - 08:06 UTC
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Five people were killed on average daily in clashes with police in Brazil last year, according to a survey cited by the daily O Globo Sunday edition. The report from the Brazilian Forum on Public Security found that 1,890 people in 23 Brazilian states were killed in such circumstances in 2012, including 1,322 just in the states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Bahia. Read full article

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  • Captain Poppy

    Where is titti -tot-tobi (TTT) I mean Brassie.....come on Brassie.....we need a good laugh today.

    Nov 05th, 2013 - 01:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zethee

    This will be an interesting thread.

    Nov 05th, 2013 - 02:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Escoses Doido

    True, Brasil can be a well dodgy place.

    I've been carjacked with a gun in the back of my head, in full view of my kids.

    Not very nice.......

    Nov 05th, 2013 - 03:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    So where is Brasiliero to claim this is all not so?

    Even the most ardent Brazilian must think this is going a bit too far.

    I wonder how many visitors will be murdered when they come for the soccer and the Olympics, AND by who, the police, the drug gangs or the good old pickpockets?

    Nov 05th, 2013 - 07:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    just glad i live in the UK..

    Nov 05th, 2013 - 07:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Math

    A lot of the crime in Brazil is related to drugs. If the government put effort in protecting our borders we could have a better country. Plus, death penalty for murder.

    Nov 06th, 2013 - 12:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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