São Paulo Protests Turn Violent

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14 Jun 2013 10:00

A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. Authorities said the rise was well below inflation, which since the last price increase in January 2011 has been 15.5%, according to official figures. Violent clashes erupted when police arrested at least 200 demonstrators as they tried to break into the Mayor's Palace. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (1 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Protesters hold up a sign that reads, "All against corruption", during demonstrations that took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (2 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Demonstrators rioted for different causes as they gathered at Paulista Avenue in a generally peaceful manner. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (3 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Protesters dressed in V for Vendetta masks take a rest amid the chaotic demonstrations that took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (4 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
18 Jun 2013

At least 65.000 people gathered in a wave of protests that took over Sao Paulo in early June, as they 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (5 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Police officers arrested a group of demonstrators as they began to march throughout the city. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (6 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
18 Jun 2013

Protesters wear masks to protect themselves from tear gas as one man raises a sign that reads, "Yes! I'm asking for $0.20 real!", and puts his hand out pretending to collect the fee he demands. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (7 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
18 Jun 2013

Police officers attempt to control rioting residents, as they refuse to obey and raise their arms and signs to them. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (8 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Clouds of tear gas cover the streets of Sao Paulo, during a wave of protests that took over the city 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (9 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

A man tries to defend himself from attacks as police officers resorted to violent tactics to stop the protests that took over Sao Paulo 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (10 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Police officers fired bullets and tear gas at protesters and assaulted some participants and bystanders during a wave of protests that took over Sao Paulo in early June. Thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (11 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Police officers fired bullets and tear gas at protesters and assaulted some participants and bystanders during a wave of protests that took over Sao Paulo in early June. Thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (12 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Police officers fired bullets and tear gas at protesters and assaulted some participants and bystanders during a wave of protests that took over Sao Paulo in early June. Thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (13 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Remnants of trash and burnt material are scattered on the streets of Sao Paulo after a wave of protests took over the city in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (14 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Police officers fired bullets and tear gas at protesters and assaulted some participants and bystanders during a wave of protests that took over Sao Paulo in early June. Thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (15 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
14 Jun 2013

Police officers marched towards protesters and fired bullets and tear gas at them during demonstrations that took over Sao Paulo in early June. Thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (16 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Many Brazilians gathered to protest government investments made in preparation for the 2014 World Cup, rather than in areas such as healthcare and education. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (17 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Many Brazilians gathered to protest government investments made in preparation for the 2014 World Cup, rather than in areas such as healthcare and education. 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (18 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (19 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Protesters tried to invade the Mayor's Palace and set fire to a vehicle belonging to the press. Clashes erupted between police officers and rioters as they broke into banks and shops, as officers arrested at least eight people for theft. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (20 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Violent clashes erupted when police arrested at least 200 demonstrators as they tried to break into the Mayor's Palace. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (21 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Violent clashes erupted when police arrested at least 200 demonstrators as they tried to break into the Mayor's Palace. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (22 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Protesters tried to invade the Mayor's Palace and set fire to a vehicle belonging to the press. Clashes erupted between police officers and rioters as they broke into banks and shops, as officers arrested at least eight people for theft. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (23 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Protesters tried to invade the Mayor's Palace and set fire to a vehicle belonging to the press. Clashes erupted between police officers and rioters as they broke into banks and shops, as officers arrested at least eight people for theft. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (24 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Protesters tried to invade the Mayor's Palace and set fire to a vehicle belonging to the press. Clashes erupted between police officers and rioters as they broke into banks and shops, as officers arrested at least eight people for theft. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (25 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (26 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Two police officers stand by as protesters tried to invade the Mayor's Palace and set fire to a vehicle belonging to the press. Clashes erupted between police officers and rioters as they broke into banks and shops, as officers arrested at least eight people for theft. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (27 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
19 Jun 2013

Clashes erupted between police officers and rioters as they broke into banks and shops, as officers arrested at least eight people for theft. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (28 o...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Rioters arguing and fighting during a demonstration over their opposing ideologies. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as 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.