Thursday, 19 May 2016

Resistance against Brazilian coup regime

Brazil Explodes as Social Movements Fight Temer Coup Government

The removal of elected Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff — and installation of right-wing vice president and U.S. informant Michel Temer — has led to a sharp outburst of resistance against the interim coup regime.

18 May, 2016

A demonstrator stands in front of police officers during a protest against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, Brazil, May 11, 2016.Photo:Reuters
A demonstrator shouts slogans against riot policemen during a protest against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, May 12, 2016.
A demonstrator shouts slogans against riot policemen during a protest against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, May 12, 2016.Photo:Reuters

Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff protest in front of the Planalto Palace after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach of Rousseff for breaking budget laws in Brasilia, Brazil, May 12, 2016.
Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff protest in front of the Planalto Palace after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach of Rousseff for breaking budget laws in Brasilia, Brazil, May 12, 2016.Photo:Reuters

Police officers use pepper spray on demonstrators against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, Brazil, May 11, 2016.
Police officers use pepper spray on demonstrators against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, Brazil, May 11, 2016.Photo:Reuters

Demonstrators protest calling against Brazil
Demonstrators protest calling against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 9, 2016.Photo:Reuters

People go down the escalator in front of a phrase and posters with the image Brazil
People go down the escalator in front of a phrase and posters with the image Brazil's interim President Michel Temer at the entrance of a subway, after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, at Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 12, 2016. The words read: "Out Temer."Photo:Reuters

Members of Brazil
Members of Brazil's Homeless Workers' Movement (MTST) hold a banner with the name of Brazil's interim President Michel Temer during a protest against the impeachment of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, at Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 12, 2016.Photo:Reuters

Policemen ride their horses during a clash with demonstrators at a protest against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, May 12, 2016.
Policemen ride their horses during a clash with demonstrators at a protest against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, May 12, 2016.Photo:Reuters

Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff protest in front of the Planalto Palace after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach of Rousseff for breaking budget laws in Brasilia, Brazil, May 12, 2016.
Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff protest in front of the Planalto Palace after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach of Rousseff for breaking budget laws in Brasilia, Brazil, May 12, 2016.Photo:Reuters

Members of social movements hold signs during a protest against Brazil
Members of social movements hold signs during a protest against Brazil's Vice President Michel Temer in front of Jaburu Palace in Brasilia, Brazil April 23, 2016. The placard reads: "Temer - putschist."Photo:Reuters

Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff protest in front of the Planalto Palace after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach of Rousseff for breaking budget laws in Brasilia, Brazil, May 12, 2016.
Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff protest in front of the Planalto Palace after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach of Rousseff for breaking budget laws in Brasilia, Brazil, May 12, 2016.Photo:Reuters

Demonstrators hold a banner reading "Yes women can!" in a protest against Brazil
Demonstrators hold a banner reading "Yes women can!" in a protest against Brazil's acting president Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 15, 2016.Photo:AFP

Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff shout slogans after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach Rousseff for allegedly breaking budget laws, outside Planalto Palace in Brasilia
Supporters of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff shout slogans after the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach Rousseff for allegedly breaking budget laws, outside Planalto Palace in BrasiliaPhoto:Reuters

Demonstrators protest against Brazil
Demonstrators protest against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff calling for her impeachment in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 9, 2016.Photo:Reuters

A woman protests against Brazil
A woman protests against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, calling for her impeachment, at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 11, 2016.Photo:Reuters

In Brasilia, members of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) joined the protest against the impeachment of Rousseff.







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