São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (18 of 28)

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Violent clashes erupted when police arrested at least 200 demonstrators as they tried to break into the Mayor's Palace. In early June, thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. Police officers were accused of firing bullets and tear gas at protesters and assaulting some participants and bystanders. The attacks that emerged angered the residents and shifted their focus from rising transport costs to wider issues. Sao Paulo, June, 2013.

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