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Brazil: Police Attack Protesters at Massive Pro-Rousseff March

HeadlineSep 06, 2016

In Brazil, police attacked protesters with tear gas, stun guns, water cannons and rubber bullets during a march Sunday in São Paulo in support of ousted President Dilma Rousseff. As many as 100,000 people took to the streets in protest of the new president, Michel Temer, who assumed power after Rousseff’s impeachment by the Brazilian Senate last week. This is one of the protesters.

Gustavo Amigo: “Because the Temer government is going to look to make antidemocratic reforms that go against the people. And we’re here to show that the people still have the power, and that despite the coup, we are here in the street to bring down the (current) government and call for a new election.”

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