Well-supported: People pack the Cinelandia square during the march in Rio de Janeiro
Brazil faces a challenging security situation as it gears up to host the World Cup in eight months’ time.
In June thousands of demonstrators, angered by the billions spent in preparations for the event, clashed with riot police near the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte.
'We don't need the World Cup,' said Leonardo Fabri, a 19-year-old protester, at the time. 'We need education, we need better health services, a more humane police.'
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