Passe Livre movement rocks São Paulo
Passe Livre movement rocks São PauloActivists respond to bus fare hike with protests in the street and solidarity online.
Photo via Flickr user Grmisiti [Creative Commons]
A series of protests have broken out in São Paulo this week. Organised on Facebook, the protests are taking place in response to a 7 per cent increase in bus fare, following a series of tariff increases in recent years. As of Wednesday, 20 people had been arrested in response to the protests.