The Vem Pra Rua group has called for nationwide demonstrations on Sunday, December 8, to demand the government write a repeal to a Supreme Court decision banning the detention of convicts prior to their final appeal efforts are heard. Demonstrations are to be expected in most urban centers, including in the following cities:
- Brasilia in front of the National Congress building, as of 10:00 (local time)
- Sao Paulo at the intersection of Av. Paulista and Pamplona Street, as of 15:00
- Rio de Janeiro at the Copacabana Beach - R. Miguel Lemos, as of 10:00.
Large crowds, as well as transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are to be expected in the vicinity of all protests.
Individuals across Brazil are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.
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