WATCH: The 5 Most Shocking Videos of Brazil’s Protests

Published:1:15 pm EDT, June 19, 2013| Updated:1:24 pm EDT, June 19, 2013|

Brazil Protests Bus Fare Hikes and World Cup Tournament

Brazilians exploded in protest this week as tempers flared over the raise in bus fares and the funding of a stadium to host the World Cup. Thousands of protesters filled the streets, and what started as a peaceful demonstration turned into a violent one, with riot police using mace to control crowds and protesters setting fires and smashing windows.

Below is some of the most dramatic footage from the protests.

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