Brazil police use tear gas, stun grenades at Rio protest
The protest grouped a few hundred people near near the Maracana stadium. Photograph: (Reuters)
Brazilian riot police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a small protest near the Maracana stadium that will host Friday's opening ceremony for the Olympic Games, television images showed.
The protest, which grouped a few hundred people, was against corruption and overspending on the Olympic Games, which are taking place during Brazil's worst economic downturn in decades.