People walk past a poster depicting Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro with the phrase “Bolsonaro in jail” in Sao Paulo in January. Photo: Reuters
People walk past a poster depicting Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro with the phrase “Bolsonaro in jail” in Sao Paulo in January. Photo: Reuters
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Bolsonaro backer kills Lula fan as Brazil election tensions mount

  • Rafael Silva de Oliveira, 24, has been charged with killing Benedito Cardoso dos Santos, 42, by stabbing him with a knife
  • The attack took place as tempers frayed during an argument over support for the president and his leftist rival

People walk past a poster depicting Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro with the phrase “Bolsonaro in jail” in Sao Paulo in January. Photo: Reuters
People walk past a poster depicting Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro with the phrase “Bolsonaro in jail” in Sao Paulo in January. Photo: Reuters
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