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*This discussion is only about protests made during the Rio 2016 games. In Rio, Brazilians use the Olympics to Denounce Stage Coup Govt In a dramatic illustration of the Brazilian people's dissatisfaction with the interim coup-imposed president Michel Temer, Nearly every facet of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro - from the relay torch to the declaration of the games' opening by the Brazilian head of state - has Been plagued by political protests due to the legislative suspension of left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff. http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/In-Rio-Brazilians-Use-Olympics-as-Stage-to-Denounce-Coup-Govt-20160810-0016.html Brazil: Thousands rally against Temer ( interim president) on Copacabana hours before start of Olympics http://www.globalresearch.ca/brazil-police-confront-anti-corruption-protesters-ahead-of-rio-games-opening/5539902 August 5, 2016 - Copacabana Beach (a few hours before the opening ceremony) * 'FORA TEMER' (TEMER OUT - Protest against the interim president of Brazil 'Michel Temer') * The word 'GOLPE' (COUP) with the logo of Globo TV (Globo is accused of manipulation against popular governments and supporting the Brazilian military regime) * 'MULHERES PELA DEMOCRACIA' (Women for Democracy) * 'CONTRA O GOLPE' (Against the Coup)