Brazilian Military Mobilized to Quell Protests

Brazil will deploy security forces to five major cities—Rio de…

Brazil will deploy security forces to five major cities—Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Fortaleza and the capital, Brasilia—after a wave of protests.

The announcement comes after riot police and protesters clashed in fresh protests on Tuesday in Sao Paulo.

Brazil’s ministry of justice said that Recife was the only Confederations Cup host city not to request the support of the National Public Security Force (FNSP).

A source in the ministry said it would be up to local governments to decide how long the FNSP would stay.

Read more at BBC.co.uk.

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