Residents Of Large Brazil Slum Demonstrate Against Violence

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Terezinha Maria de Jesus, right, mother of a 10-year-old boy who was killed by a stray bullet, shouts, "Murderer" at policemen, during a protest in the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, April 4, 2015. Terezinha Maria de Jesus, right, mother of a 10-year-old boy who was killed by a stray bullet, shouts, “Murderer” at policemen, during a protest in the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, April 4, 2015.

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Hundreds of people marched Saturday through the narrow streets of one of Rio de Janeiro’s largest complex of slums in a peaceful demonstration demanding an end to recent violence.

During the four-hour-long demonstration at the Complexo Alemao, protesters carried banners reading “less bullets – more love,” and “we don’t want any more deaths.”

Community leaders told reporters that at least 500 people took part in the demonstration.

The march came one day after residents briefly clashed with police at the end of a rally held to protest the shooting death of a boy in the shantytown, allegedly at the hands of police.

Ten-year-old Eduardo de…

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