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In some cases eviction oders (private or public) can lead to scenes of violence and displacement. Normally resettlement is organised by the municipality peacefully. These photos are scenes of an eviction in August 2009 when 250 riot police entered the Olga BenĂĄrio encampment in the southern suburbs of SĂŁo Paulo, armed with a court order calling for the eviction of the 800 families and some 3,000 people. Images: Andersson Barbosa

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Sao Paulo; A tale of two cities  

UN-HABITAT’s new Cities and Citizens series examines urban inequality in the developing world through in-depth analysis of intracity data de...

Sao Paulo; A tale of two cities  

UN-HABITAT’s new Cities and Citizens series examines urban inequality in the developing world through in-depth analysis of intracity data de...

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