The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt face 15 years in prison, Kenyan police seize hundreds of elephant tusks, Thai military sweeps the country for weapons, and Brazil’s ‘love hotels’ are refurbished for the upcoming World Cup.
Prosecutors Seek Maximum Sentences for Al Jazeera Journalists
The three, accused of supporting the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, face 15 years in prison. Read more here:
Police Seize Elephant Ivory in Mombasa
Authorities intercepted the parts as they were being prepared for export.
Army and Police Round up Weapons
Hundreds of weapons have been confiscated since authorities declared martial law month.
Rio’s ‘Love Hotels’ Updated Ahead of World Cup
Rooms outfitted with more traditional decor to appeal to a broader clientele.
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