Rio’s poor fear the Olympic legacy will be “repression, militarization, and war” — Quartz

As international athletes chase gold medals during Rio’s 2016 Olympic games, the city’s poorest residents are ducking bullets. Gunfights in the shantytowns known as favelas were supposed to die down well before the competition began. The games, Brazilian officials promised in their bid to the International Olympic Committee, would act as “a major catalyst” to…

via Rio’s poor fear the Olympic legacy will be “repression, militarization, and war” — Quartz

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