Category: Brazil

Brazil: Protests for & against president Rousseff’s government

Thousands of pro-government backers took to the streets on Friday in Brazil to show their support for President Dilma Rousseff’s administration as well as state-owned oil giant Petrobras. Marches entitled ‘National Day of the Struggle in Defense of Workers’ Rights, of Democracy, of Petrobras and for a Political Reform’ were held in twenty-two states with […]

FIFA condemns Brazil’s World Cup protest violence

FIFA on Monday condemned “all kinds of violence after a man was shot and injured by military police during an anti-World Cup demonstration on Saturday in Sao Paulo. “FIFA fully respects people’s right to protest in a peaceful manner and as long as the rights of everybody are respected, but condemns any form of violence,” […]

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