Brazil police clash with indigenous squatters

Tear gas fired on demonstrators at museum complex set for renovation ahead of 2014 World Cup.

    Police in Brazil have been accused of using unnecessary force against a group of indigenous protesters in Rio De Janeiro.

    Dozens of squatters were demonstrating at an abandoned museum complex that is due to be renovated ahead of the upcoming World Cup and Olympics when they were attacked.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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