Gallery: Rio Favela Survival: qsakamaki_rio32

Teen gang members of Terceiro Comando stay at an isolated prison cell from other gang groups in order to avoid the violent conflict. In Brazil, prison inmates often stay in inhuman conditions, but at the same time the punishment to minors is also often criticized, since the maximum sentences is just three years, even if they commit murder. And after the release, many of them are likely to return to the gang activities. May 2007.

Teen gang members of Terceiro Comando stay at an isolated prison cell from other gang groups in order to avoid the violent conflict. In Brazil, prison inmates often stay in inhuman conditions, but at the same time the punishment to minors is also often criticized, since the maximum sentences is just three years, even if they commit murder. And after the release, many of them are likely to return to the gang activities. May 2007.