Protesters torch cars in anti-World Cup march

Up to 1,000 protesters marched. Credit: RTV

Protesters around Brazil gathered to demonstrate against the cost of hosting the soccer World Cup later this year.

In Sao Paulo, at least 1,000 demonstrators waved flags and carried banners reading, "Without rights there will be no World Cup."

A burning car is driven through the streets. Credit: RTV

As they marched towards the centre, some protesters attacked an empty police car and tried to overturn it, while others torched a small car and smashed the windows of a building.

Protesters attack a police car. Credit: RTV