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Brazil: Homeless families awaiting help from São Paulo city removed with force

Homeless families evicted from a disused building in São Paulo city center last week had been camping on the sidewalk, waiting for negotiations with authorities to produce a long-term housing solution, when city police expelled the group including women and children with pepper spray, sound bombs and batons this morning. @LutaMoradia reports people were bloodied and ribs broken.

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