Violence in Rio de Janeiro.

Policemen from DRAE (Civilian Police division against weapons and explosives in Portuguese) carry the body of a young man, while two children coming back from school look at the scene. This is a case of “resistance to authority.” After allegedly being told to stop by the police, the suspect “resisted” and was shot and taken to the hospital. In 2009 alone, the police officially killed 1049 people with this practice. November 2009.

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