Rio’s ‘pacification’ programme in the spotlight as police killings continue during the World Cup.
Some 4,800 homeless people set up a protest camp near a $350-million stadium in Sao Paulo to demand housing.
Only official vendors or people authorised by FIFA can sell products around World Cup stadiums, causing local anger.
Since the military’s ‘pacification’ in Rio de Janeiro, commercial tourism of downtrodden areas has exploded.
Amnesty International report on excessive use of force by Brazil’s police raises concerns ahead of football tournament.
Rio de Janeiro favela hosts People’s Cup for communities affected by FIFA restrictions, evictions and home demolitions.
Former security contractor uses a web forum to support an independent report lambasting US government snooping.