5,000 living in abandoned buildings in Rio being evicted

A woman shouts asking for help during an eviction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday. Squatters in Rio are clashing with police after a Brazilian court ordered that 5,000 people be evicted from abandoned buildings of a telecommunications company. Officers have used tear gas and stun grenades to try to disperse the families.
A woman shouts asking for help during an eviction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday. Squatters in Rio are clashing with police after a Brazilian court ordered that 5,000 people be evicted from abandoned buildings of a telecommunications company. Officers have used tear gas and stun grenades to try to disperse the families. Silvia Izquierdo/AP photo

A woman shouts asking for help during an eviction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday. Squatters in Rio are clashing with police after a Brazilian court ordered that 5,000 people be evicted from abandoned buildings of a telecommunications company. Officers have used tear gas and stun grenades to try to disperse the families.

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