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Dom Phillips reports for the Guardian from Rio De Jainero, where people at carnival are protesting against sexism and Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro – who once told a female lawmaker: “I would never rape you because you don’t deserve it.”

This week Brazil’s culture wars erupted on to the streets again as revellers repeatedly chanted obscenities against Bolsonaro during street parties. The president was widely ridiculed when he responded by tweeting a graphic video in an apparent attempt to condemn Brazil’s biggest cultural festival.

Related: Rio carnival turns political as ‘Barbie Fascists’ defend women’s rights

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