Dona Maria
Interviews & Profiles

The Story of Dona Maria

Clique aqui para Português Maria Garcez looked on devastated as City workers demolished her home in Favela do Metrô on November 4th, 2010. Her image accompanied RioOnWatch’s first report on the brutal eviction of the community […]


Rio Olympic Evictions Roundup

Clique aqui para Português Since October 2009 when Rio was selected to host the 2016 Olympics, more than 8,000 people have been evicted from their homes. Tens of thousands more are expected. Forced eviction should not […]