Mass protests and clashes in the largest cities of Brazil

18:56, 5 September 2016

Mass protests and clashes with police continued all night in the largest cities of Brazil.

Sao Paulo gathered the most people - more than 60,000. The protesters demand to reinstate Dilma Rousseff in her presidency. As it was reported earlier, Brazilian Senate dismissed her due to allegations of corruption. Rousseff lawyers lodged a corresponding appeal.

Meanwhile, people on the streets held a symbolic funeral of the current acting President of Brazil Michel Temera: they placed his image in a wooden coffin and burned. Thus the clashes with emerged. Local media report of several detainees.