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Brazil: Passer by Injured and Arrested by Police in Demonstration

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Media & Journalism, Politics, Protest

Brazilian blogger Conceição Oliveira reproduces [1] [pt] a Facebook note [2] [pt] from Pedro Urizzi (an actor from São Paulo), who denounces that he was injured and arrested by the Military Police when he was passing by a demonstration against corruption on April 21, 2012, on his way for dinner. The detention came after he made a call for caution, when he noticed there were children near an armed policeman.