Large Sao Paulo protest begins in support of metro strike

A large demonstration has begun in the Sao Paulo's streets in support of a metro strike and against the hosting of the World Cup in Brazil.

Witnesses have begun live tweeting images of the protests, which come three days before the tournament starts:


MTST se une ao ato de apoio aos metroviários nas ruas de SP. Milhares de pessoas em marcha!


Now: Police in front of São Paulo state secretary of transportation office. Protesters in front. peaceful.


More: Sao Paulo subway strikes enter fifth day


Sao Paulo subway workers halt strikes for two days

Striking subway workers in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo have halted their action for two days, union leaders have said.