First of all, sorry for the wall of text and I hope this isn't against the rules of the forum.
This is the biggest community in wich I take part, so I come to ask you all, if what is happening in Brazil is being shown trough your media. I'm aware that our media is hiding and changing facts. Much like what we see hapenning in Turkey. Like there, it begun with something small, a raise in the price of public transportation system from R$3.00 (more or less US$1.50) to R$3.20 (more or less US$1.60). It's almost nothing for the people, but it was the spark that ignited something wich might and probably will become a revolution.
Last thursday people took the protests on the streets of São Paulo for the fourth time, they weren't deploying violence, the leaders were holding flowers and asking for "no violence!", people opening their windows to sing along, it went well for the first hours. But suddenly the police begun to throw tear gas, shoot rubber bullets, beating the indie journalists. It was a war zone in the middle of the city, people who were there said it was rare to see the "rioters" fighting back, at one time everyone sat on the ground yelling for no violence. And still the police was arresting people (suing them fines of R$20000, almost more than the fine of murder, first sign of a scared government). But the problem isn't the police, the problem is the politicians.
What happened caused people to wake up, finnally the people understand that we are not the happy country wich we paint for the orther countries, that we are going to host a fifa world cup without having supplied the basic needs of the population, we lived since forever the "circus and bread" policy, but only now we are gathering to fight against it.
A little while ago, people gathered at the entrance of Stadium Mané Garrincha (the one wich right now is hosting Brazil vs Japan). They were met with violence once again, a live footage was shown in television now, police in motorcycle running over people, I saw it live, there was no denying. Monday there's going to be the fifth act, in the facebook event wich is gathering people there's 150 thousand people saying they are going to participate, compared to the 20000 wich were present thursday. And tuesday in 15 countries over the world brazilians are going to the street to give their support.
There's also talk about boycott the confederation cup and world cup. This image is being shared right now on facebook, and I want to share it with you all too https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151457380881709&set=a.426330391708.206175.669626708&type=1&theater
This video gives a good overview of everything: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SnKe6TND58
What do you all see from this in your own country?