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Protests at the World Cup

Updated 6:36 PM ET, Sat June 14, 2014
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A demonstrator argues with police during a protest against the World Cup in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on Saturday, June 14. The buildup to the World Cup has been plagued by mass demonstrations over the estimated $11 billion cost of staging the football tournament. Many protesters, angered by the state of Brazil's public services, believe the money would have been better spent elsewhere. Bruno Magalhaes/AP
Protesters clash with police in Tatuape subway station, east of Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 12. WERTHER SANTANA/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images
A demonstrator shouts as a military police officer pushes her back, trying to keep her and other protesters from entering the FIFA Fan Fest area. ERALDO PERES/AP
Demonstrators push over a police car. VICTOR R. CAIVANO/AP
A demonstrator is assisted by paramedics after he was injured by a rock thrown during a march. LEONARDO WEN/AP
CNN Correspondent Barbara Arvanitidis is injured during the protests. She and another CNN journalist sustained minor injuries at the scene. rahel patrasso/XINHUA /LANDOV
Brazilian police stand behind shields during clashes with protesters. Guillermo Arias/xinhua/landov
A protester is detained by police on June 12, the opening day of the World Cup. Protesters in Sao Paulo were trying to block part of the main highway that leads to the stadium hosting the first match. Nelson Antoine/ap
Another protester is detained by police June 12 in Sao Paulo. Nelson Antoine/ap
Police fire rubber bullets at protesters in Sao Paulo. Rodrigo Abd/ap
A protester argues with police during the Sao Paulo demonstration on June 12. Rodrigo Abd/ap
Demonstrators clash with police during the protest. Victor Moriyama/Getty Images
Police shout at journalists covering the detention of a protester on June 12. Rodrigo Abd/ap
A police officer searches a protester in Sao Paulo. Nelson Antoine/aP