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Twelve people were shot dead and four others injured by military police officers during an operation in north-east Brazil. Residents report feeling threatened as the military police have maintained their presence in the neighborhood ever since.
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The human rights defender is home again -- and her husband believes she was freed thanks to continued pressure on China from activists around the world.