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Rio Police Oust Thousands in Massive Slum Raid
Squatters in Rio clashed with police on Friday after a Brazilian court ordered that thousands be evicted from abandoned buildings in the Telerj slum.
A woman shouts asking for help as squatters clash with police after a Brazilian court ordered that 5,000 people be evicted from abandoned buildings owned by a telecommunications company in the Telerj slum, on Apil 11. Officers used tear gas and stun grenades to attempt to disperse the slum's residents.
Riot police use tear gas against residents of the Telerj slum as they attempt to repossess the land.
People run away from a burning bus set on fire by residents of the Telerj slum.
Squatters take cover from stun grenades and tear gas.
Squatters who were occupying an abandoned lot carry their belongings after being evicted by police.
A man runs while he carries two children during an eviction in Rio.
A woman screams after being detained during protests near the area recently occupied by squatters.
A woman protests when a relative is arrested by police.
Squatters occupying an abandoned building argue with riot police sent to evict them.
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