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FIFA condemns Brazil protest violence

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FIFA on Monday condemned 'all kinds of violence' after a man was shot and injured by military police during an anti-World Cup demonstration Saturday in Sao Paulo. 

A civil guard car is attacked by demonstrators during the "Nao Vai Ter Copa" (You are not going to have Cup) protest along Consolacao Street, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 25, 2014

"FIFA fully respects people’s right to protest in a peaceful manner and as long as the rights of everybody are respected but condemns any form of violence," a FIFA statement read after a 22-year-old man was left in a coma after being shot in the neck and groin.

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