Pro-Democracy Rallies Raise the Tone Against Racism in Brazil

Protests against the Bolsonaro Government spread to dozens of cities and ignored the guideline to avoid social gathering. "I'm more afraid of racism than of the pandemic."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of people protested on Sunday, June 7th,throughout the world against racism. It was no different in Brazil.

In the heart of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 36,000 people and infected over 690,000 in the country, demonstrators took to the streets, ignoring the recommendation to avoid crowds, to demand an end to racist violence, to raise anti-fascist flags and defend Brazilian democracy, in a counterpoint to the protests that have been taking place for weeks - with the adherence and support of President Jair Bolsonaro - for the closure of the . . .

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