Thousands occupy land near Brazil stadium

Squatters near site of World Cup’s opening match hope to draw attention to lack of affordable housing in Sao Paulo.

The Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo will host the opening World Cup match next month. But people in a nearby working-class neighbourhood say rents have tripled in recent months. Hundreds of families are camping out to draw attention to the lack of affordable housing in the city.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo. 

Source: Al Jazeera