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Brazil protests 'more localised'

Protests continue in Brazil following a week of unrest that saw a million people take to the streets to demonstrate against the government. This time the demonstrations have become more localised, calling for action on a range of social issues.

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'We want schools and hospitals, not FIFA standards'

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff will hold an emergency meeting today to discuss a response to Thursday's mass protests that brought an estimated 1million people into the streets

Earlier, demonstrators had painted their faces and wore masks during a protest against the Confederations Cup and the government in Recife City.

A colourful protest: Demonstrators take to the streets in Recife City on June 20. Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci
A man holds up a sign which reads "We want schools and hospitals, not FIFA standards". Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci

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