"Eight people were shot on Monday to death by police in Rio de Janeiro. According to the authorities, it was in connection with a crackdown in the favela Maré in the brazilian metropolis."
"as late as Friday published data showing that the police, in the first quarter has killed 434 people in the state of Rio."
"It's an increase of 17.9 percent compared with the same period a year earlier. It is thus the highest kvartalssiffran since the statistics began to be kept in 1998."