Brazil’s police set to go on 24-hour strike

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Brazilian police forces have announced that they are to go on a 24-hour strike in 14 states, six of which will host World Cup matches.According to Brazilian police union’s website, the strike will take place on Wednesday, just 22 days before the start of one of the world’s largest sport events, the World Cup.Among the striking states are Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Pernambuco and Amazonas, where World Cup host stadiums are located.Brazil’s federal police forces are also to hold protests on Wednesday. The federal police are in charge of immigration controls and border security.

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