18 Photos and Videos That Show the Protesters Of Brazil Will Not Back Down and Surrender

Once again, social media proves to be a better news source for revolutions around the world than the mainstream media.

Incredible tumblrs and websites have been popping up documenting what is happening here in São Paulo and why. 

http://oquenaosainatv.tumblr.com/

http://saladuprising.tumblr.com/

http://policiapacifica.tumblr.com/

http://www.lost.art.br/protesto_sp_130613.htm

1. An Unbelievably Brave Protester Stands Against a Phalanx Of Armored Police:


2. Massive Crowds March Through the Streets Of São Paulo:


Here are some breathtaking photos from Lost Art:

3. Riot Police Prepare to Disperse Protesters, Shields in Hand:


4. Protesters Run From Police Advancing:


5. A Wall Of Police Advance, Subduing Protesters: 


5. Various Portraits Of the Protesters Of Brazil:


5. 4 Protesters Who Will Not Be Silenced: 


6. Massive Rally Hits a Public Square: 


7. Resistance is Not Terrorism:


8. More Protesters Against the Proposed Transit Hikes:


9. A Police Officer Fires a Shotgun Directly At Protesters:


10. But Force Won't Prevent Them From Being Heard:


11. Violence is Not the Answer: 


12. More Police, More Shotguns: 


12. Protesters Blocking Traffic: 


13. Triumphant:


14. Cop Cars Crawl Through a Sea Of Protesters: 


15. Police Call in the Cavalry (Literally):


16. And Still It Continues:


17. Oh Hey, There's Some Police Destroying Their Own Car to Make It Look Like Protesters Did It:


18. Standard Brazilian Police Procedure:


For more on what's happening in Brazil, follow me on Twitter @adefillo. I plan on tweeting updates throughout the weekend. 

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Ana Maria Defillo

Ana is a writer, performer and documentarian. Her interests include comedy, media, gender, Latin America, politics and other important things that don’t pay well. She has an M.Sc in Global Affairs from New York University’s Center for Global Affairs. During her time at NYU, Ana won the W.E.B DuBois/ Nelson Mandela Commitment to Dialogue and Education Award for her advocacy on undocumented immigrant rights. Her writing has also been featured in Bustle, Americas Quarterly, and Flavorwire.

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