A police officer fires a gun as supporters of Brazil’s outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro protest after a supreme court justice ordered that an indigenous leader be arrested for alleged anti-democratic acts. Photo: Reuters
A police officer fires a gun as supporters of Brazil’s outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro protest after a supreme court justice ordered that an indigenous leader be arrested for alleged anti-democratic acts. Photo: Reuters
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro supporters clash with police over Lula’s election

  • TV footage showed vehicles on fire in the capital Brasilia on Monday night and police attempting to disperse protesters with tear gas
  • But president-elect Lula is safe, authorities say; unrest began when police detained an indigenous chief said to be urging people to try to stop his certification

A police officer fires a gun as supporters of Brazil’s outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro protest after a supreme court justice ordered that an indigenous leader be arrested for alleged anti-democratic acts. Photo: Reuters
A police officer fires a gun as supporters of Brazil’s outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro protest after a supreme court justice ordered that an indigenous leader be arrested for alleged anti-democratic acts. Photo: Reuters
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