SÃO PAULO – Saturday’s anti-World Cup protest in São Paulo, the latest to be held under the #nãovaitercopa (“There Won’t Be A World Cup”) banner, might not have had the crowds of Thursday’s march led by the Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST), but it seemed to herald a change in tactics for the group and other protest movements: coordinating calls with the public sector for a general strike to disrupt the event and pressure the government.

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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