Brasilia: Bolsonaro Supporter Camp at Ministries Esplanade Dismantled

The mobilizations began in May. According to Brasília's local authority (GDF), groups occupied public areas, 'which is not allowed', in addition to not complying with a decree banning crowds due to the coronavirus pandemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The camps of President Jair Bolsonaro's supporters on the Ministries Esplanade were dismantled in an operation led by the Federal District's Public Safety Secretariat (SSP) and the Legal Federal District (DF Legal), the capital's inspection body. The State Police was in charge of removing the groups between Friday and Saturday.

Footage shows the corporation using pepper spray against militants still at the site yesterday morning. According to the State Police, there was resistance from the group.

In a joint note, the DF Legal and SSP reported that "the demonstrators were occupying a public . . .

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