After strong criticism by an obscene Video of the street carnival in the Twitter account of Brazil’s right-populist President Jair Bolsonaro has sought to clarify. With the recording, he did not want to criticise the carnival itself, but merely a distortion of this Fixed typical spirit, quoted by the news portal Uol from a message, his press service Wednesday evening.

Brazil’s new President Bolsonaro sworn in


Many users have reacted with incomprehension to the fact that a President with a three and a half million followers is a such a porn Video on the Internet and thus widely used. Some called for even for this reason, an impeachment effort. Others, including members of his party, the PSL, defended his Actions. The third referred to the fact that it was an isolated case during the otherwise quite critical, but the cheerful carnival days.

Jair Bolsonaro: “What is a Golden Shower”?

On the recording, made by Bolsonaro on Tuesday night, in his Account, is to see a man stretching on a stage in Sao Paulo to the audience his buttocks and a Hand on the Anus. Then he bends down, while another man urinates on his head. “I don’t feel comfortable to show this. However, we need to show the population the truth so that you can know and will always have your priorities set,” wrote the since January ruling head of state and government.

Later, Bolsonaro took a Tweet with the question, what means “Golden Shower”. This term appeared in one of the Hashtags that were born out of criticism of the Video. A sexual practice in which someone urinates on another. The group that had shown this, first of all, no comment. Bolsonaro is, among other things, because of the racist and homophobic comments controversial.

np / DPA

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.