April 29, 2017

Tear gas & fire: Anti-austerity protesters clash with police in Rio



Protesters clashed with police in downtown Rio de Janeiro on Friday evening after a day of violence between police and demonstrators during a general strike to protest against proposed changes to Brazilian labour laws and the pension system. Read more.

RT

Related,
Brazilian cities largely shut down in austerity protests - UPI
Brazil protesters, police clash in first general strike in decades - Reuters

Most of Brazil Paralyzed as Unions Implement One-Day General Strike (video) - TRNN
Brazilians sick of corrupt politicians hit the streets to protest austerity measures - Guardian

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