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MCs, DJs and activists accuse Rio police of cracking down on popular music that 'put favela culture on the map'.
Amnesty International report on excessive use of force by Brazil's police raises concerns ahead of football tournament.
Thousands gather in Brazilian city as participants endeavour to show the world that the country is a safe destination.
Tear gas and rubber bullets fired at teachers gathered in Rio de Janeiro's centre demanding better pay.
Criticism of police using excessive force intensifies as mass demonstrations continue.
Unions in Brazilian city vote to end protest over pay, but pledge to "renew demands" once annual street party is over.
Soldiers and drug traffickers clash in Rio de Janeiro's Alemao flavela, leaving 15-year-old dead and 16 people injured.
David Cameron's plans of emulating US policing models face harsh criticism from politicians and activists alike.

The worst massacre in the history of Rio de Janeiro, allegedly carried out by policemen, has sent shockwaves through Brazil and put police re-training programmes in the spotlight.

Gibby Zobel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
 
 
 
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