Article: Alarming rate of police lethality against black people

Read Conectas's opinion article on police lethality and institutional racism in Brazil

Attached is the opinion article written by Gabriel Sampaio; Conectas Program coordinator of Combating Institutional Violence, and Juana Kweitel; executive director at Conectas, through this link.

The text was published in Nexo newspaper, and talks about police lethality and institutional racism. Part of the article reads. “Inasmuch as this issue is not prioritized at the public security debate, the shot that comes out of the police weapon will continue to have a preferential target on people of a specific color and address, i.e; black women and residents of the periphery and communities”.

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