Brazil's Bolsonaro relaxes gun ownership law

Brazil’s new far-right president believes arming his population will decrease crime.

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    Brazil is the world's murder capital but the new president says he's determined to change that.

    The new far-right president believes arming his population will decrease crime.

    Jair Bolsonaro has signed a decree relaxing gun ownership laws.

    But the decision may have had a negative effect with accusations of human rights violations and the rate of homicides rising by five percent over the same period in 2017.

    Al Jazeera's Barbara Angopa reports.


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