Brazil: Demonstrations held to protest killing of Black man by guards  | Africanews


Demonstrators across several Brazilian cities protested the death of a Black man who died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the city of Porto Alegre, on the Eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day holiday.

The protests were sparked by videos showing Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas being beaten by guards outside a Carrefour supermarket.

Protesters boycotted Carrefour shops in capital Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo.



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