Brazilian teachers protest against pension cuts

Teachers in Parana province feel blow of austerity with their pensions cut - and are met with guns by state police.

    State authorities in Brazil say that, with the economy struggling, they must implement austerity measures.

    Teachers in the province of Parana have felt the blow by having their pensions cut.

    During protests last week, they were met with guns and violence from state police.

    Al Jazeera's David Schweimler reports from Curitiba, Brazil.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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