Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. Post Comments Atom. Flores immediately complied but said she was shocked by the violent reaction and threat of jail time. A group of men backed up the women's protest and denounced "sexist legislation". Gadabursi, Ee Cancer 'I survived Manchester Arena terror attack - only to get cancer 6 months later'. Protesters say Brazilian legislation, which defines beach topless as an obscene act, is anachronistic and hypocritical.
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Topless protest unsurprisingly attracts hundreds of men but less than a dozen women
Thousands of women were expected to gather on Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema beach, taking off their bikinis in defiance of Brazilian law, which describes female toplessness as an "obscene act". Brazilian authorities say they are considering changes to legislation that bans topless sunbathing. Murder TV detective trolled by 'double murder suspect' with chilling LinkedIn message The Hunted's Peter Bleksley launched a campaign to find missing fugitive Kevin Parle who has been on the run since Riderless colt races to Preakness finish. A s law says going topless on the beach is punishable with three months to a year in jail or a fine. Subscribe to our Daily news newsletter Privacy notice Enter email Subscribe.