Protests Surge in Brazil in Response to Police Brutality

Lewis Kendall

A reporter, shot in the eye with a rubber bullet by state police, describes the escalating protests in Brazil. The demonstrations originated over an increase in public transportation fare but have since grown to include complaints over government corruption, inequality and cost of living. Several other videos appear to show police violently cracking down on protesters, bystanders and journalists.

Lewis Kendall is a Summer 2013 editorial intern at In These Times.
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