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Feel -- saw this one coming a wave of protests that swept one of the world's biggest countries.
As more than a 100000 people have taken to the streets in Brazil.
At last night where protests some of them turned violent.
As rioters rush the steps of the state assembly building in Rio.
Battling police and setting fires at least thirty people reported hurt including cops.
Out of the chaos images like this one a military officer pepper spraying a woman in the face of what is clearly close range.
We've seen similar pictures amid the violence in Turkey.
The demonstrations in Brazil started last week over the new public transportation fare hikes.
Tensions rose at the cops reportedly fired rubber bullets and tear gas at crowds in Sao -- Rallies it's spread to other major cities highlighted would get rid X on the map including the capital Brasilia.
Where marchers climbed atop the roof of congress.
All this is Brazil -- the international soccer tournament now and -- for the 2016 summer games plus the World Cup next year.
And next month a visit from the Pope for world youth day.
Steve here on this giant mess Steve.
Chipper decides in the extent of these protests appear to have taken Brazil's government completely by surprise.
The president has come out and praised the demonstrators as being largely nonviolent.
And she's calls an expression a legitimate expression of democracy.
Despite that they'll be tens of thousands more out tonight largely members of the middle class -- college educated.
To protest her government.
Expressing dissatisfaction not only with the rise in transportation cost.
But also with the fact that the government has spent three billion dollars on soccer stadiums in Iraq's next year's World Cup with more spending expected.
In the -- -- the Olympics in 2016.
There's a growing sense among Brazil's middle class that they are not getting what they deserve from the government.
Of the world's sixth largest economy.
-- in us need these nationwide protests are reportedly some of the biggest demonstrations since the end of Brazil's dictatorship back in 85.
The country's military regime lasted for more than two decades back then and during that time violent clashes often broke out between protesters and police but really not sense -- --
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