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Protesters embrace to protect each other from tear gas as Brazil bus fare demo turns ugly

Two demonstrators hug each other tightly as they are surrounded by riot police using tear gas during a student protest in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.Thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil's two biggest cities to protest 10-cent hikes in bus and subway fares.-- Agence France-Presse, The Associated PressPreviously on PhotoBlog: Amorous protesters, lost in the heat of Vancouver riots
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Two demonstrators hug each other tightly as they are surrounded by riot police using tear gas during a student protest in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.

Thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil's two biggest cities to protest 10-cent hikes in bus and subway fares.

-- Agence France-Presse, The Associated Press

Previously on PhotoBlog: Amorous protesters, lost in the heat of Vancouver riots