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Brazil: 'Scream of the Excluded' protest in defence of the Amazon

Brazil, Sao Paulo
September 07, 2019 at 20:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Demonstrators descended on the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday, for the 'Scream of the Excluded' march on Brazil's Independence Day.

Rally-goers hit the streets in defence of the Amazon rainforest and to protest the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, among other issues.

"We will not waver in our duty not to accept the dismantling of the national state, not to accept the attack on education and retirement, not to accept the attack on the Brazilian environment, the attack on the Amazon. We will not give up on defending Brazil and we will continue to fight in

defence of our country," said a protester.

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Demonstrators descended on the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday, for the 'Scream of the Excluded' march on Brazil's Independence Day.

Rally-goers hit the streets in defence of the Amazon rainforest and to protest the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, among other issues.

"We will not waver in our duty not to accept the dismantling of the national state, not to accept the attack on education and retirement, not to accept the attack on the Brazilian environment, the attack on the Amazon. We will not give up on defending Brazil and we will continue to fight in

defence of our country," said a protester.

W/S Protesters marching, Sao Paulo

W/S Protest

M/S Protester with burning Amazon forest model called "SOS Amazonia"

W/S Protesters marching

W/S Protesters marching

W/S Protesters marching with large banner

W/S Protesters marching

SOT, Protester (Portuguese): "We are here at Paulista Ubes, Une, among other social and student movements, and above all the organised Brazilian people and our task today is to guarantee democracy, the constitution and above all and above all the sovereignty of the state. Our country, we will not waver in our duty not to accept the dismantling of the national state, not to accept the

attack on education and retirement, not to accept the attack on the Brazilian environment, the

attack on the Amazon. We will not give up on defending Brazil and we will continue to fight in

defence of our country."

M/S Banner with balloons (Portuguese): "Education and resistance"

M/S Protesters holding signs

C/U Protester getting face painted

M/S Protester holding sign (Portuguese): "Brazil is killing Brazil"

SOT, Protester (Portuguese): "We are here against the Bolsonaro government, in favour of the Amazon and against the cuts he is making in education. It is absurd for a President of the Republic to be as

against Brazil as this one."

M/S Protesters playing drums

C/U Protester chanting

M/S Protesters marching

M/S Police officers walking by protesters

M/S Police officers walking by protesters

W/S Protesters marching with banners and flags

M/S Police officers walking by protesters

W/S Protesters marching with large banner

M/S Protesters marching

W/S Protesters marching with large banner

W/S Protesters marching with flags

W/S Protesters climbing the Monument to the Bandeiras

M/S Protesters by the Monument to the Bandeiras

M/S Protesters chanting

W/S Protesters

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