Brazilians protest housing crisis after deadly fire in squatted tower block

May 10, 2018

Hundreds took to the streets of Sao Paulo to demand solutions for the housing crisis in the Brazilian capital.The footage, captured yesterday (May 9), shows people carrying signs reading 'Quem ocupa nao tem culpa' (those who occupy are not guilty) as they demonstrate in front of Sao Paulo's cathedral. The protest happened one week after a 24-storey building -occupied by 146 families- collapsed as a massive fire ripped through it.The fire shone a spotlight on the housing crisis in São Paulo where thousands live in precarious abandoned buildings with no safety prevision.