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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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Further protests on the streets of Rio

Protesters demonstrate in Leblon Credit: APTN

Protesters have taken over the affluent neighborhood of Leblon in the city Rio de Janeiro in Brazil as demonstrations against the high cost of public transport continue to spread across the country.

In a televised address Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that further violent protest would not be tolerated.

Hundreds blocked roads as demonstrations against the high cost of public transport continue Credit: APTN
Security guards and police officers confronted protesters but decided not to interfere Credit: APTN

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