Six presidential candidates sign a manifesto in defense of democracy in Brazil

The manifesto was released amid discomfort about President Jair Bolsonaro and the military after the Armed Forces heads were replaced.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Six political leaders who may be candidates for the Presidency of the Republic in 2022 signed a joint manifesto on Wednesday, March 31st, defending democracy and criticizing authoritarian initiatives that could endanger the country's achievements such as freedom of expression, equal access to justice and other individual rights.

The document was signed by the governors of São Paulo, João Doria (PSDB), and Rio Grande do Sul, Eduardo Leite (PSDB), former governor of Ceará Ciro Gomes (PDT), former Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta (DEM), TV presenter Luciano Huck (no party affiliation), and businessman Jo . . .

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