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Policy Brief no 78: Mass Protests in Brazil Calling for Impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff

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Protesters gathered on August 16, 2015 in more than 239 cities in Brazil, as well as outside the country, openly demanding the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff[1]. Inflation, lagging economic performance and corruption accusations against the Government raised Brazilians’ frustration and determined them to take to the streets. Apparently, a considerable parcel of the population […]

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Policy Brief No. 41: Hong Kong huge protests: Tiananmen Square ‘reloaded’, exactly one generation later

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“Huge crowds of pro-democracy protests defy government calls to go home”, Al Jazeera reports published on September 30 say about the ongoing events in Hong Kong. The same open source says that the protesters “have turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on Monday night [September 29 to September 30], with the […]

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