Brazil: Anti-Bolsonaro protest sweeps through Sao Paulo02:12

Brazil: Anti-Bolsonaro protest sweeps through Sao Paulo

Brazil, Sao Paulo
September 30, 2018 at 01:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo on Saturday to protest against the candidacy of Jair Bolsonaro ahead of next week's presidential election.

Womens' and LGBT rights campaigners led the march. Bolsonaro has targeted both groups during his campaign.

The controversial candidate is leading the polls with a projected 28 percent of the vote, followed by Fernando Haddad of the Workers Party, who is backed by 16 percent of the electorate.

If no candidate secures an outright majority, the election will go to a second and final round.

Brazil: Anti-Bolsonaro protest sweeps through Sao Paulo02:12
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Thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo on Saturday to protest against the candidacy of Jair Bolsonaro ahead of next week's presidential election.

Womens' and LGBT rights campaigners led the march. Bolsonaro has targeted both groups during his campaign.

The controversial candidate is leading the polls with a projected 28 percent of the vote, followed by Fernando Haddad of the Workers Party, who is backed by 16 percent of the electorate.

If no candidate secures an outright majority, the election will go to a second and final round.