“The people of Brazil have struggled for decades to secure democracy from military rule, Bolsonaro must not be permitted to rob them of it now.”
Source: Warnings of Trump-Like Insurrection Ahead of Bolsonaro Rallies in Brazil | Common Dreams News
“We believe that there are ongoing acts in Brazil that constitute crimes against humanity, genocide, and ecocide.”
Source: Indigenous Group Accuses Bolsonaro of ‘Genocide’ and ‘Ecocide’ at The Hague | Common Dreams News
Boris Johnson turns out to have privately yearned to adopt the same approach as Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro who publicly favoured allowing Covid-19 to rip through his nation. “Stop all this fussing and whining,” Bolsonaro told Brazilians, some 543,000 of whom have died in the epidemic. “How long are you going to go on crying?” More
Source: Boris Johnson is a Comic Operate Prime Minister, Whose Antics Have Killed Tens of Thousands – CounterPunch.org
A new commission is investigating Jair Bolsonaro’s response to the pandemic — and political foes are gathering strength.
Source: Bolsonaro Being Investigated for Brazil Covid-19 Response
“The election starts today,” said one prominent political reporter. “It’s virtually impossible Lula won’t be a candidate.
Source: Ruling Restores Right of Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva to Challenge Bolsonaro in 2022 | Common Dreams News
“This is the worst public health crisis we’ve faced—and it has come at a time when we have the worst government in the world.”
Source: Amid Growing Death Toll in Brazil, Bolsonaro’s Handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic Condemned as ‘Pitiful’ | Common Dreams News
This letter is addressed to all who defend humanity across borders. The Covid-19 pandemic attacks all human beings without regards for nationality, ethnicity, or social class. But the vast majority of the population, those who are not part of the privileged 1 percent, are infinitely more vulnerable. Almost every government in the world has taken health, economic, and political measures to confront this tragedy, but in the absence of a vaccine, social distancing is the most important method for saving lives.
Source: Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to Brazil and global health – International Viewpoint – online socialist magazine
“Bolsonaro is not only turning a blind eye as land grabbers, illegal loggers, and miners continue to plunder Indigenous territories during the pandemic, he plans to make things easier for them.”
Source: Fears of Bolsonaro’s Threat to Amazon Realized as New Data Shows Rainforest Destruction Up 55% | Common Dreams News
This month Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro proposed a new bill promoting mining, expanded agriculture, and energy production on indigenous lands in the Amazon. Accordingly, private developers as well as private hedge funds will occupy and develop land that’s been home to indigenous people for thousands of years. Meantime during Bolsonaro’s first full year in office, More
Source: Amazon Onslaught – CounterPunch.org
The former Brazilian president gave his first interview with a foreign newspaper since his release from prison two weeks ago.
Source: Lula Vows to ‘Battle for Democracy’ Against Bolsonaro Push to ‘Destroy’ Decades of Progress in Brazil | Common Dreams News