Bolsonaro Speaks in Protest Supporting Dictatorship-era Decree AI-5 Against Congress

President Jair Bolsonaro attended - and even spoke for two and a half minutes - a protest on Sunday afternoon, April 19th, favoring the AI-5 (Institutional Act Number 5).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Demonstrators dressed in green and yellow shirts shouted in favor of the AI-5, the most repressive measure of the military dictatorship, which eliminated civil rights and initiated the persecution of opponents to the regime.

The President's supporters also shouted "Out, Maia", in reference to Chamber President Rodrigo Maia, and called for the closure of the Federal Supreme Court (STF); some advocated "military intervention" and an end to . . .

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