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Brasiliens Polizei hat ein Gewaltproblem
by Oliver Fritsch and Christian Spiller, ZEIT online (May 30, 2014).

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung/ bpb) May 29, 2014 interview with Ralf Pauli.

Police Killings Ring World Cup Alarm
by Steve Larkin, Travel Weekly (May 12, 2014).

Brazil’s high price for a safe World Cup: torture and death
by Declan Hill, The Toronto Star (January 20, 2014).

Interview with Damien O’Meara
Irish radio “Game On” broadcast (January 2, 2014).

American warns World Cup fans about Brazil police
by J. Barchfield, Associated Press (December 23, 2013).

Brazilian human rights campaign started in memory of Worcester native
by Sam Bonacci, MassLive online (December 12, 2013).

Interview with Alan Green
BBC World Service Radio “World Football” broadcast (December 5, 2013).

Will the beautiful game turn ugly in Brazil amid angry protests at £7.6bn cost of World Cup finals?
by N. Harris, The Mail on Sunday (November 30, 2013).

Family of Worcester native who was killed by police in Brazil starts human rights drive
by A. Knothe, Worcester Telegram and Gazette (November 21, 2013).

Worcester teacher slaying prompts protest of Brazil’s leader
by J. Monahan, Worcester Telegram and Gazette (April 10, 2012).

Hearing before the  U.S. Congress about police brutality in Brazil on May 5, 2010.

James Cavallaro, then executive director, Human Rights and Law Program, Harvard Law School, and now founding director of Stanford Law School’s International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic

Elizabeth Martin, relative of Joseph Martin, American citizen killed by a Brazilian police officer

Daniel Wilkinson, deputy director of the Americas division, Human Rights Watch


David Dixon, Brazil country specialist, Amnesty International USA

For a good overview of the situation in Brazil, read:

Living in the Crossfire: Favela Residents, Drug Dealers, and Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro
by Maria Alves and Philip Evanson

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