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publication date: 
Mar 15, 2018
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Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, was killed after she denounced police brutality. Her killing shattered the cavalier attitude that prevails in much of this megacity in the face of rising violence.
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By ERNESTO LONDOÑO MARCH 15, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO — On the eve of her killing on a downtown street on Wednesday night, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman suggested that the death of a young man earlier in the week had been the latest act of police brutality.

“How many more must die for this war to end?” Councilwoman Marielle Franco wrote on Twitter.

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Brazil