Black Blocs

Anadolu Agency

SÃO PAULO – Damage of over US$1 million was wrought by acts of vandalism by Black Bloc elements during an anniversary march led by the MPL (Free Fare Movement) in the streets of São Paulo on Thursday evening.

As a major World Cup tie between England and Uruguay got underway on the other side of the city, the MPL-coordinated march gathered around 1,300 people in the city centre, according to military police figures.

Although it began peacefully, it ended in a major damage to at least 10 bank branches and a luxury car showroom.

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SÃO PAULO – Around 500 people took to the streets of São Paulo on Tuesday evening in the latest of a series of anti-World Cup protests under the Não Vai Ter Copa (There Won’t Be a World Cup) banner.

There were no major incidents, although three protesters were detained after being found in possession of knives. Military police and riot troops outnumbered protesters greatly.

See photos from the 6th World Cup protest in São Paulo