Rio's Olympic Shame

AliceAnil

Rio's 2016 Olympics was touted as "the most inclusive ever". But its systemic crack down on informal workers and street vendors has earned it the label "the Olympics of Exclusion".

https://www.opendemocracy.net/renata-oliveira/exclusion-games-rio-s-human-rights-deficit-on-eve-of-olympics

Alicé Anil went to Rio to cover the hidden side of the Olympics that NBC didn't show you and how the city's approximate 60,000 street vendors have been the target of an invisible war to remove "undesirables" from the streets before the games.

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