Brazilian Assembleia de Deus leader warns evangelical deputies not to support Silveira’s arrest

In a video posted on social networks, Pastor Silas Malafaia said he did not agree with the deputy's words, but said Silveira's arrest is "unconstitutional."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The leader of the Assembleia de Deus Vitória em Cristo church Pastor Silas Malafaia threatened any evangelical legislator who votes against deputy Daniel Silveira, when his arrest is discussed in the Chamber of Deputies plenary.

The deputy was arrested on Tuesday in flagrante delicto for threatening Federal Supreme Court (STF) justices and the democratic rule of law, according to Justice Alexandre de Moraes' decision.

"A warning to the Evangelical Parliamentary Front! Any evangelical legislator who votes . . .

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