world cup protests

7.2.14

The World Cup Is Like Fashion Week for Brazil's Security Industry

I spoke to Professor Anna Feigenbaum about riot-control style through the ages and how "non-lethal" weapons manufacturers use opportunities like the World Cup protests to showcase their best gear.

6.23.14

World Cup–Crazed Mexico Lets Controversial Reform Laws Take the Sidelines

Who has time to show up to a demonstration against unpopular political reform laws if your country is in the middle of fighting for glory?

6.21.14

Chaos in Brazil: On the Ground at the World Cup - Part 3

Over the past year, Brazil's public school teachers have played a major role in the protests surrounding the World Cup.

6.21.14

Chaos in Brazil: On the Ground at the World Cup (Dispatch 3)

Brazil's public school teachers have played a major role in the protests surrounding the World Cup over the past year.

6.18.14

Chaos in Brazil: On the Ground at the World Cup - Part 1

VICE News was on the scene as one man on the street—allegedly an undercover policeman—accosted reporters, waved a pistol around, and fired several shots at a World Cup protest in Rio.

6.16.14

Video Shows Alleged Off-Duty Cop Firing Shots at Rio World Cup Protest

A man claiming to be an off-duty police officer fired multiple shots into a crowd of protesters near Maracanã stadium.

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6.15.14

Contra a Copa: The Other Side of Brazil's World Cup (Full Length)

VICE News traveled to Brazil to see how it prepared for one of the world's biggest events, while struggling to control civil uprising.

6.15.14

LIVE: World Cup Protests in Rio de Janeiro

Tim Pool is live from Rio de Janeiro where protesters are dissatisfied with what they see as the misuse of public funds for the World Cup.

6.2.14

How a Blogger Snapped the Most Insane Selfie Atop Brazil's Christ the Redeemer Statue

After hiking 12 flights of stairs Lee Thompson reached the top of the 130-foot statue and snapped a picture of himself using a GoPro camera.