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Brazil fans say street protests are bigger than World Cup

Protests in Brazil have grown and spread since an apparently simple dispute over bus fare rises in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro prompted a police crackdown.

Since then disgruntled Brazilians have used the Confederations Cup football tournament as a backdrop for demonstrations tied to a whole raft of social grievances.

Complaints about poor public services, nepotism and corruption have seen many thousands take to the streets and prompted repeated clashes with police.

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford asked football fans in Sao Paulo to comment on the protests.

  • 24 Jun 2013
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