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Policemen run across the National Congress in Braslia during demonstration against corruption.

Police officers in front of the Brazilian National Congress are summoned to contain protestors against corruption, who were attempting to invade the building with brooms for a symbolic cleansing. The photographer zeroed in on the officers for this shot to create mystery about whom they were chasing.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2011
Date Uploaded: 09.2012
Photo Location: Brazil
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Copyright: © Olivier Boëls
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