Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seen before the start of the television debate at the Globo TV studio in Rio de Janeiro in October 2022. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seen before the start of the television debate at the Globo TV studio in Rio de Janeiro in October 2022. Photo: AFP
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Brazil’s Supreme Court to investigate Jair Bolsonaro’s role in capital riots

  • The former president allegedly encouraged anti-democratic protests that ended in the storming of government buildings by his supporters in Brasilia
  • The Supreme Court has already ordered the arrest of Bolsonaro’s former justice minister, Anderson Torres, who was in charge of public security in the capital

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seen before the start of the television debate at the Globo TV studio in Rio de Janeiro in October 2022. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seen before the start of the television debate at the Globo TV studio in Rio de Janeiro in October 2022. Photo: AFP
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