Brazil’s Bolsonaro Wants to Classify Land Invasion as a Terrorist Act

The President also defended another bill that would extend the right of legitimate defense to those who shoot people attempting to invade their homes.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, announced his government is sending a bill to Congress that would classify land invasion as a terrorist act.

"As far as I'm concerned, it (invasion) will be typified as terrorism," he said.

During his video statement on his social media, he said that during the first three months of his Administration only one land invasion was registered in the country, while during the same period last year 43 were registered.

Human rights groups fear that with the bill landless peasant movement such as the . . .

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