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Brazil: Thousand continue protests against Temer in Sao Paulo

0 09.09.2016 Инфо

Thousands of anti-Temer demonstrators took to the streets of Sao Paulo, Thursday, to protest the removal of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff from office and the installment of newly appointed President Michel Temer.
Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been charged with manipulating public budgetary figures before the October 2014 election. She and her party's supporters maintain her innocence and accuse Brazil's right-wing majority Senate of voting to proceed with the impeachment trial to instigate a coup and sidestep democratic elections.
Temer was officially instated as president on August 31, 2016 after Rousseff was removed from office by the Senate as she faces her impeachment trial.
The alleged coup has since swept Brazil with mass protests, with Rousseff supporters and detractors of the newly instated government calling for Temer's resignation and snap elections following Rousseff's removal by the senate. Violent clashes have erupted in several major Brazilian cities including Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, with local reports of a severe police response.