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Brazil: Dangerous brew of police abuses and impunity threatens to mar World Cup

Headline Title:  Brazil: Dangerous brew of police abuses and impunity threatens to mar World Cup 05 June 2014 Protesters taking to the streets across Brazil during the upcoming World Cup risk facing indiscriminate police and military violence as the country steps up efforts to control demonstrations, Amnesty International said a week before the start of the tournament.“Brazil’s deficient policing record, reliance on the military to police demonstrations, lack of training and an atmosphere of impunity creates a dangerous cocktail in which the only losers are peaceful protesters,” said…

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