Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro greeted supporters who have filled the streets of the capital Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, and delivered a speech at the events he attended.
Speaking to the public in Brasilia, where the events began, Bolsonaro pointed the finger at the Federal Supreme Court (STF). used the expression.
Declaring that he respects every power that makes up his country, Bolsonaro said: “We don’t want any separation, we don’t want to fight any institution. However, we cannot allow a person to risk our freedom.” he said.
“I WILL NOT GO TO JAIL”
In his speech in Sao Paulo, Bolsonaro stressed that he would not respect the decisions taken by the STF, “Tell those cowards that I will never go to jail”. he said.
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The protests, which continue with intense participation, are expected to continue until the following hours.
On the other hand, the streets of Brazil have also been the scene of anti-Bolsonaro protests at the call of opposition supporters.
Opponents of the government have gathered in various parts of the country to protest and demand the dismissal of Bolsonaro.
Frictions between President Bolsonaro and the STF began with the release of former President Lula da Silva. Investigations against the president ahead of the next general election in 2022 have been intensified by Bolsonaro’s criticism of the electoral system.