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Brazil's year of World Cup protests

12 June 2014 Last updated at 06:37 BST

With the world's eyes on Brazil for the opening of the World Cup, protests could still mar the event - and the country's international reputation.

Transport workers in Sao Paulo have called off a strike planned for the opening day of the tournament, but employees at Rio de Janeiro's airport are staging a 24-hour walk-out.

Julia Carneiro looks back at what prompted millions of Brazilians to take to the streets.

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