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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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Protesters confront police at football stadium in Brazil

Sign held by protesters reads Fifa Out! Credit: EBU

Protesters in Brazil attempted to get near two football stadiums last night where Confederations Cup matches were taking place.

Police fired tear gas at protesters in Salvador who attempted to interfere with the Italy v Brazil game. Meanwhile a crowd gathered in the centre of Belo Horizonte on Saturday and marched towards the Mineirao stadium, where Mexico were playing Japan in the Confederations Cup.

Riot police prevented protesters from getting near the football stadium and fired tear gas Credit: EBU
The confederations cup match between Brazil and Italy in Salvador when ahead without interference. Credit: EBU

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