Brazil’s Lula blames Bolsonaro for the “greatest genocide in our history”

Lula has the possibility of challenging Bolsonaro in the presidential elections scheduled for next year, following the decision of the Supreme Court annulling his conviction.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva described the situation his country is experiencing due to the pandemic as "the greatest genocide in our history" and blamed the current president, Jair Bolsonaro, for it.

"On Tuesday, 3,158 people died in Brazil as a result of Covid. This is the biggest genocide in our history," said Lula, in an interview to the German weekly 'Der Spiegel', the first he has given to international media since the Supreme Court overturned the corruption conviction against him,making him eligible for election to public office.

Bolsonaro "did . . .

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