2009 Photo Contest, General News, 1st prize

Luiz Vasconcelos

A Crítica / Zuma Press

10 March, 2008

A woman tries to resist police eviction of squatters on private land near the city of Manaus. Eviction notices had been served on families living on the land some days earlier. The squatters, who were protesting against lack of housing in Manaus, were evicted after a clash that lasted two hours.

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Luiz Vasconcelos

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