Brazil Tens of thousands of people demonstrate against Bolsonaro39s ban

Brazil: Tens of thousands of people demonstrate against Bolsonaro's ban

Investigations into an alleged “coup attempt” to avert his 2022 election defeat against current leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva again denied any involvement.


In Brazil, tens of thousands of people demonstrate in Sao Paulo in support of Jair Bolsonaro The former president declared last year that he would be unelectable until 2030 Based on false information, he claims that he is a victim of political persecution.

In front of tens of thousands of supporters, Bolsonaro assured that the allegations against him were a lie.** The former president of Brazil is trying to show his supporters that he has the ability to recover, while federal police are cracking down on him for the alleged role he committed him investigated played in the attack by his supporters on government buildings on January 8, 2023, carried out in protest against his election defeat. He wants the dozens of people still behind bars for these incidents to be pardoned.

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So is the former president accused of illegally receiving jewelry from Saudi Arabia during his presidency.

More than 185,000 people took part in the demonstration

His supporters came to the demonstration en masse. Independent observers from a research group at the University of Sao Paulo estimated the presence of 185,000 people. Brazilian military police estimated the crowd was even larger. Bolsonaro denied that he and his supporters tried to stage a coup when rioters stormed government buildings a year ago.

He was charged over an investigation into an alleged “coup attempt” to prevent his 2022 election defeat to current leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and again denied any involvement.

Some of the participants carried Israeli flags as a sign of defiance against the current Brazilian president, who has been widely criticized in Brazil for comparing the Israeli military offensive in Gaza to the Holocaust.

Bolsonaro is banned from seeking public office until 2030 because he has already been found guilty twice of abuse of power He remains an active figure in Brazilian politics and Lula's main opponent. Looking ahead to this year's local elections, some candidates are supporting Bolsonaro and others are supporting President Lula.