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  Issue Date: 12 / 2017  

In Brazil, Religious Gang Leaders Say They're Waging a Holy War

Robert Muggah

n some gang-controlled parts of Rio, just wearing the religious garb of Candomblé or Umbanda is a crime punishable by expulsion. Reuters/Ueslei Marcelino Click image to enlarge.

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Associate Lecturer, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).
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