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Brazilian riot police tear gas, pepper spray protesters on Olympic torch route

Brazilian riot police used tear gas and pepper spray against hundreds of protesters who were marching along the Olympic torch relay route in Duque de Caxias, north of Rio de Janeiro, Wednesday. The protest, which was against the salary delays of public sector workers in the state of Rio, took place along the path of the Olympic torch relay.

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