Police Clash With Pro-Rousseff Protesters in Brazil

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Brazil on Sunday in opposition to the new President Michel Temer, who took office last week following the ouster of Dilma Rousseff over charges related to financial mismanagement.

Some 50,000 protesters rallied in São Paulo alone, organizers told the BBC. A full week of peaceful demonstrations ended when police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons to disperse the crowd.

Rousseff — Brazil’s first female President — was impeached by the country’s Senate on Wednesday and replaced by Temer, who previously served as her Vice President. Temer will serve out the remainder of Rousseff’s term until the next election in 2018.

Rousseff and her supporters have referred to her impeachment as a coup. Many protesters were calling for immediate direct elections.

Source:-time.com
View more:WhatsApp Marketing Mumbai

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s