Brazil Ex President Jair Bolsonaro Supporters Protest Brazil Election

Jair Bolsonaro Supporter: Supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have refused to accept their electoral defeat. Bolsonaro’s supporters have stormed Brazil’s Supreme Court, Parliament and the Presidential Palace. Supporters are opposing the country’s newly elected President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. According to media reports, Bolsonaro’s supporters have also vandalized buildings in the country’s capital Brasilia.

supporters broke the security cordons made by the army
According to Brazilian media, supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vandalized the Parliament House, Supreme Court and President’s House on Sunday, breaking the security cordons made by the Brazilian army. A huge crowd of Bolsonaro’s supporters can be seen in the video coming from Brasilia. Protesters draped in the Brazilian national flag surrounded the presidential palace, to which the police fired tear gas.

So far at least 200 rioters have been arrested. Security forces have dispersed the protesters and the situation around Parliament, Supreme Court and Rashtrapati Bhavan is under control.

Bolsonaro’s coup attempt?
This violence by Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters points towards a coup in Brazil. Because, leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has become the President in Brazil and neither former President Jair Bolsonaro nor his supporters accept it. Lula, who was president from January 2003 to December 2010, defeated Bolsonaro in the election held on 31 October 2022. A week after his swearing in, riots broke out in the country.

Supporters also looted government weapons
Not only this, the supporters of Bolsonaro have also stolen government weapons. At the same time, after the violence spread in the capital, Bolsonaro said on Twitter late on Sunday night that peaceful demonstrations are part of democracy. In a statement, President Lula called the action radical fascist. Earlier, Lula had declared emergency power to send the National Guard to the capital Brasilia to restore order.

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