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Brazil / Homeless Children / Police Murder Trial #406696

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 29, 1996
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Protests shown outside the courthouse in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where police are being tried for the murder of homeless children.

(Rio de Janeiro: Marina Mirabella) The plight of Rio's street children featured; scenes shown from the site of the city's worst massacre of sleeping, homeless children. [Street children's advocate Yvonne BERZERRA de MELLO - says this is the first trial of police.] [Human rights advocate Ivanir DOS SANTOS - (thru translator) says the extermination of street children is increasing.]

Meserve, Jeanne;
Mirabella, Marina

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