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Brazilian Journalist Assaulted by Police while Covering Demonstration

Photo by Edilson Lima on Facebook (2,156 shares).

Photo by Edilson Lima on Facebook (2,156 shares).

Brazilian journalist Mariana Alvanesi (@morrodovidigal) was assaulted by the police while covering a demonstration by dwellers of the Vidigal neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, on December 13, 2012. The dwellers were trying to impede the demolition of a sports court. Dulcilene Guiri recorded the moment in video.

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