Protests Called for Brazil's Independence Day

Brazil is getting ready for the celebration of Independence Day, September 7, 2013, with the massive protests of June and July still in mind. More than 400,000 people have confirmed on Facebook their intention to participate in the protests that will take place in about 150 cities. The Facebook page that gathers information about each city is called “the biggest protest in the history of Brazil“. The hashtag #OperacaoSeteDeSetembro (Operation September Seven) is already trending on Brazilian Twitter and #VemPraRua (Come To The Street) is also being used.



  • […] with the many uprisings that have been taking place in Brazil over the last six months, the countries Independence Day is […]

  • […] depite how much “patriotism” seems to be shown through the various demonstrations and protests around Brazil yesterday, this post is not about patriotism as much as the concept of independence […]

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