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List of massacres in Brazil

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Brazil (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Massacre at 11th Parallel 1963 Mato Grosso 30 Only two villagers survived
Helmet massacre 1988 Amazonas 4 19 wounded
1989 Santa Elmira massacre 1989 Rio Grande do Sul 19 400 injured
Candelária massacre July 23, 1993 Rio de Janeiro 8
Carandiru massacre October 2, 1992 São Paulo 111
Haximu massacre 1993 Haximu, Brazil 16-73
Vigário Geral massacre August 29, 1993 Rio de Janeiro 21
Eldorado dos Carajás massacre April 17, 1996 Pará 19
Parque Oeste massacre February 16, 2005 Goias 2 40 wounded. Unknown missing. Over 20 killed in aftermath.
Complexo do Alemão massacre June 27, 2007 Rio de Janeiro 19
Rio de Janeiro school shooting April 7, 2011 Rio de Janeiro 12 20 wounded. All children aged 10–13.
Campinas massacre December 31, 2016 Campinas 13 15 wounded
2017 Manaus prison riot[1] January 1, 2017 Manaus 56
2017 Santa Lúcia massacre[2][3][4][5][6][7] May 24, 2017 Fazenda Santa Lúcia, Pau d'Arco, Pará 10 17 military and civilian police shot and killed 10 farm-occupying activists associated with the Landless Workers' Movement.
Janaúba Tragedy October 5, 2017 Minas Gerais 14 37 wounded
Campinas Cathedral shooting December 11, 2018 Campinas, São Paulo 5 (including the perpetrator) 4 injured non-fatally
Suzano massacre March 13, 2019 Suzano 8 8 victims + 2 attackers, 20+ injured, mostly children.
2019 Altamira prison riot July 29, 2019 Altamira, Pará 62 16 prisoners were beheaded, and a further 41 people died from inhaling smoke from a fire lit at the beginning of the riot.[8]
Belém bar shooting May 19, 2019 Belém, Pará 11 A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday[9]

References

  1. ^ "Brazil drug gangs spark prison riot, 56 dead". Reuters.com. 3 January 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Brazil Arrests 13 Policemen Involved in Para Campesino Massacre". Telesur. 2017-07-11. Archived from the original on 2017-07-11. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  3. ^ "Brazil: Pau D'Arco is the second largest slaughter for land conflicts in 20 years; company comments". Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  4. ^ "Brazil: Authorities must not let the Pau D'Arco massacre go unpunished". Amnesty International. 2018-05-23. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  5. ^ "As Fires Rage in the Amazon, Brazil Massacres Activists Trying to Save the Rain Forest". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2020-03-28. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  6. ^ "Brazil: two years since the Pau d'Arco massacre, still no justice". Front Line Defenders. 2019-05-24. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  7. ^ "'Who Will Police Kill Now': Brazil Marks 1st Anniversary of Pau D'Arco Massacre of 10 Campesinos". Telesur. 2018-05-29. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  8. ^ "Brazil jail riot leaves at least 57 dead". BBC. 2019-07-30. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  9. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/05/19/brazil-officials-massacre-media-dead-bar/3736132002/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
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