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Is positive, that the students from Goias by means of their demonstrations achieved a success, because they obtain a reduction in the Fares. With the rise in prices of transport in the two largest cities of the country, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, the demonstrations have grown. Virtually all demonstrations were disproportionately suppressed by the military police of the respective States. This happened with tear gas, non-lethal weapons and the arrest of many protesters. Parallel to these events, the largest TV station Globo gives a picture of a movement marked by violence. There is talk, scenes of conflict by vandalism and devastation shows the transmitter without the proper contextualization of the demonstration. This has given rise to a general sense of injustice and resulted in an even greater support among the population for the protesters.

The repressive measures of the police show equally unexpected effects. The reinforcement of the repression seems to multiply the number of people on the street. The demonstrations were mainly about social networks organized. Facebook was the main tool for the dissemination and circulation of information. Different groups responsible for accepting information and disseminate among the demonstrators. You want to know, what is happening in the different regions of the country. A simultaneous connection between the various protests that take place daily, was produced in this way.

AnonimousBrasil is one of these pages and has more than a million visitors. The demonstrations are announced but not limited by social networks. In Rio de Janeiro, the demonstrators regularly organize discussions at the Institute for philosophy and Social Sciences (IFCS) and the Federal University (UFRJ) to discuss about the focus and direction of the demonstrations and to decide. Results in the social networks will be announced in a row.

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