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Homicides against Mestizos increase, but Brazilian government hides and says the victims are Negros

But the federal government’s media releases otherwise
Data on homicide in the period from 2002 to 2010 show that there was a 35.5% increase in homicides in the Mestizo population and decrease of 0.7% in homicides of Black population. In the young population the increase in homicides was 29% in Mestizo population and there was a decrease of 8.1% in the murders of blacks in the same period.
The data are from the Mapa da Violência 2012: A Cor dos Homicídios no Brasil [Map of Violence 2012: The Color of Murder in Brazil], published by the federal government through the Special Secretariat for Policies to Promote Racial Equality (SEPPIR).
This is the only passage in which data are provided on Mestizos, the rest of the publication, is adopted racial ideology of the Workers’ Party (PT) government: the publication sum blacks and browns and labels them as Negros, and not providing more specific information about the increase in homicides between Mestizos and reduction of homicides in the Black population.
As the increase in homicides of Mestizos exceeds the reduction of homicides of blacks, adding the two populations in a category ‘Negro’, the government promotes the idea that there would be an increase in the number of homicides of blacks, while data published report that there is an increase in homicides of Mestizos. Although not all Mestizos have brown color, in Brazilian census, the category ‘pardo’ [brown] refers to Mestizos – this word in the past consisted in the census (learn more – in Portuguese).
In the North region of the country with the highest percentage of browns, mainly descendants of mixing of indigenous and white, where there was, in the words of the publication, “further growth in the number of Negro homicide: 125.5% (…)”.
Also there was a reduction of 25.5% percent in the number of homicides in the white population and 33% among young people in this segment.
In yellow population, although there was a reduction of 39.8% overall, there werw an increase of 37.2% among the young. There were also increased numbers of both murder of the indigenous population in general, 48%, and in youth, 56.3%.
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Homicides of Mestizos increase and homicides of Blacks decrease in Brazil, but the “blackening” policy of Federal Government does a ‘trick’ to delete Mestizos out official statistics.
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Brazilian data on homicide in the period from 2002 to 2010 shows that there was a 35.5% increase in homicides of the Mestizo (multiracial ancestry) population and decrease of 0.7% in homicides of Black population. In the young Mestizo population the increase in homicides was 29% and there was a decrease of 8.1% in the murders of Blacks in the same period.
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The data are from the Mapa da Violência 2012: A Cor dos Homicídios no Brasil [Map of Violence 2012: The Color of Murder in Brazil], published by the federal government through the Special Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial Equality (SEPPIR).
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This is the only passage in which data are provided on Mestizos (‘pardos‘ in official documents); in the rest of the publication, is adopted racial ideology of the Workers’ Party (PT), in the rule of the Brazilian government: the publication sums Blacks (‘pretos‘ in official documents) and Mestizos and labels them as Negros (‘negros‘), and do not prove more specific information about the increase in homicides against the Mestizo population and reduction of homicides in the Black population.
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This Mestizo people deletion policy is supported in academia for several pro-government anthropologists and others that antagonize mestization.
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In the table below is written: “Evolution of the number of homicides by race/color of the victims, of the participation and of the victimization in the total population. Brazil, 2002/2010”.
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As the increase in homicides of Mestizos exceeds the reduction of homicides of Blacks, adding the two populations in a category ‘negro‘, the government promotes the idea that there would be an increase in the number of homicides of Negros, while data published report that there is an increase in homicides of Mestizos.
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In Brazilian census the category ‘pardo‘ refers to ‘mestiços‘, the word used in the census of 1890 (more – in Portuguese).
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In the North region of the country with the highest percentage of Mestizos, mainly descendants of mixing of Indians and whites, where there was, in the words of the publication, “further growth in the number of Negro homicide: 125.5% (…)”.
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Also there was a reduction of 25.5% percent in the number of homicides in the white population and 33% among young people in this segment.
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In yellow (‘amarelos‘) population, although there was a reduction of 39.8% overall, there wery an increase of 37.2% among the young. There were also increased numbers of both murder of the Indian population in general, 48%, and in youth, 56.3%.
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