Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: AFP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro says army could be called in if lockdown leads to chaos

  • Brazil’s president said the army could be summoned to ‘reestablish Article 5 of the Constitution’ which mentions the right to freedoms of movement and of religion
  • Bolsonaro repeated his frequent criticism of restrictions imposed by local governments to curb infections – measures he claims do more harm than good

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: AFP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: AFP
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