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June 13, 2013

Passe Livre movement rocks São Paulo

Activists respond to bus fare hike with protests in the street and solidarity online.
Protesto - Movimento Passe Livre 07.06.2013 - -6Photo 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.
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