[ View the story "Backlash after rape jokes flood Twitter over World Cup defeat" on Storify] Backlash after rape jokes flood Twitter over World Cup defeat 'Rape of Brazil' used to describe Germany's defeat of Brazil in the semifinals.
The Stream· Wed, Jul 09 2014 20:35:57
I would like to file an FIR for an international rape! #Brazil Vs #GermanySherry Khattak
:d "@VirtualClinicNG: How many of you witnessed what can only be described as the statutory gang rape of Brazil by the Germans yesterday nigIG: ernalbeat101
“@UberFootFact: The Brazil vs. Germany match was put on Pornhub. Brilliant!!
” I thought they didn't allow rape..Chris Gennaccaro
Which of the following crimes has Germany committed against Brazil?
d.) All of the aboveNew SAT Question
"How do you say 'rape' in German? Brazil." Christy™
Others shared pictures and memes with graphic rape references.
[ Many of the images are of such a graphic nature that they would be offensive to our audience and we chose not to include them.]
Some tweeted their disapproval of the rape jokes.
The amount of sexist and rape jokes about the Brazil vs Germany game is truly disgusting and you ask why people justify violence agnst womenGigi Ibrahim
Hi everyone, making jokes that Germany have 'raped' Brazil makes rape seem light hearted and funny. Please try and retain some perspective.THE ROSSATRON
Not for Brazil, but for women and men who have ACTUALLY experienced rape, as opposed to, you know, a loss in a soccer match.megkmag
If you are tweeting that Brazil got #raped in last night's game, do you mean that rapists are the winners?#worldcup
Public service announcement: Rape and/ or Nazi jokes about Brazil's defeat to Germany yesterday are always 100% uncalled for. ALWAYS.Katherine MacGregor