FBL-WC2014-CONFED-PROTEST

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    Protesters blocking an access to the Arena Fonte Nova Stadium in Salvador, Bahia --where Nigeria is to play Uruguay in a FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 football match-- protect themselves from tear gas shot by riot police (out of frame) during a protest of what is now called the 'Tropical Spring' against corruption and price hikes, on June 20, 2013. Brazilians took to the streets again Thursday in several cities on a new day of mass nationwide protests, demanding better public services and bemoaning massive spending to stage the World Cup. More than one million people have pledged via social media networks to march in 80 cities across Brazil, as the two-week-old protest movement -- the biggest seen in the South American country in 20 years -- showed no sign of abating. AFP PHOTO / JUAN BARRETO

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