Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Topic: rio olympics

The Swimmers: A harrowing journey from refugees to Rio Olympics

A perilous journey of two refugees risking both their life and champion swimming skills in the ordeal of fleeing from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics 2016 – Daily shootouts and alarming rise in police killings!

Since 2009, when Rio won the bid to host the Olympic Games, police have killed more than 2,600 people in the city, it said. According to the Instituto de Segurança Pública (ISP), in the city of Rio de Janeiro alone, 40 people were killed by police officers on duty in the month of May: an increase of 135% compared to 17 during the same period in 2015.