Brazil Civil Disorder
This is a general Thread to Discuss civil strife in Brazil where protests are causing clashes with authorities.
When riots happen in Brazil how are they normally quelled?
Note: There are more specific Threads that detail crime, politics and terrorism for Brazil - do search.
Brazil protests turn violent as police fire tear gas, rubber bullets:
Brazil's Independence Day celebrations turned violent after protesters disrupted a military parade in Rio de Janeiro. Police fired tear gas at the crowd as it shouted anti-government slogans. Over 100 protests took place across the nation on Saturday. Ref. Source 9
'There will be no cup!': 1,000 demonstrators riot in Sao Paolo smashing bank windows and attacking police cars:
At least 1,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Sao Paulo yesterday in protest over the mounting cost of holding the World Cup in Brazil later this year. Ref. Source 8
Rio security ramped up after deadly unrest:
The security operation comes after protests late Tuesday by residents over the death of a dancer who residents say was the victim of police brutality. A 27-year-old man was fatally shot in the head during the protests. Ref. Source 8
Brazil: home of favela resident fighting eviction over Olympics razed:
One of the doughtiest campaigners against the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro watched as her home was bulldozed on Tuesday, sparking small protests in her neighbourhood and the city centre. Ref. Source 1j.
Strike Against Temer's Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt:
People are setting up road blockades, burning tires in the streets, and protesting the unelected government and its neoliberal labor reforms and austerity programs, with many holding signs of "Fora Temer!" Ref. Source 3d.