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Brazil: Protest Against Privatization Repressed by Police

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Citizen Media, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Protest

A peaceful demonstration in front of the City Hall of Porto Alegre, Brazil, on October 4, ended with police brutality and teargas on the protesters, Sul21 reports [1] [pt] (with photos and videos). Students were dancing in protest against the privatization of several public spaces around the city sponsored by Coca Cola company.