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Brazilian TV all but ignores Women’s March against the far-right

Brazilian TV all but ignores Women's March against the far-right
Brazilian TV didn’t pay much attention to the Women’s March

On Saturday, tens of thousands of women took to the streets in all 27 Brazilian states (and 63 cities across the world) to protest far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro. The protests were organized through social media and were the largest rallies of this electoral season. We can’t know for sure how many people attended, as the Military Police – which provides security for street demonstrations in Brazil – uncharacteristically refused to publish the estimated attendance.

The mass protests made headlines across the world: in the BBC, Latin America