Threatened Community Speaks

The following videos include members from forcibly removed communities, or have been affected by the continual changes to their communities as a result of the infrastructural developments as a result of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.


The Human Rights organizations “Witness,” which followed and fined part f the visit to the Platafroma Dhesca. Made during the month of May, communities in Rio de Janeiro, that are facing forced removals, because of the Olympic and World Cup preparations, produced a series of videos, which you can view below. The Series is named “Vozes da MIssao.” There are four videos: Favela do Metrô, Morro da Providência, Restinga, Vila Recreio 2.  

You can access the videos by clicking the links below: