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Anesthesiologist arrested after he allegedly orally raped Black woman under sedation
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Anesthesiologist arrested after he allegedly orally raped Black woman under sedation

An anesthesiologist in Brazil was reportedly arrested this month after he orally raped a Black woman who was heavily sedated during a c-section. Giovanni Quintella Bezerra was arrested by authorities on July 10. The 32-year-old anesthesiologist reportedly drew suspicion from hospital staff because several women were allegedly so heavily sedated under his care that they couldn’t hold their babies after giving birth. Hospital staff reportedly recorded an alleged assault by setting up a camera, according to Globa Rio de Janeiro. The woman’s husband was asked to leave the room during surgery. The anesthesiologist was reportedly seen putting his penis in the woman’s mouth while she was sedated. At least five women have reportedly come forward since the rape allegations surfaced, saying th...
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Three soccer fans arrested in Brazil for racist chants, Nazi salute

Three soccer fans were arrested after hurling racial slurs at fans of the opposing team and performing a Nazi salute during the game in Brazil. The three men were at the game supporting an Argentinian team on Tuesday night. Authorities say two of the fans were arrested for making a racial slur after aiming monkey chants at other fans. The third man was arrested for racism and “apology for a crime” after allegedly raising his arm to perform a Nazi salute. Two of the men were freed on bond, but one man remained in jail on a no-bond hold. If found guilty, the first two men face up to 3 years in prison. The third man faces 3 to 6 months in jail. Last week, the Argentinian team was fined $100,000 by league officials for racist conduct by its fans. More about the racist incident can be fou...