Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro To Be Investigated Over Jan 8 Riots

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Brazil’s Supreme Court has approved a request from the prosecutor general’s office to investigate former president, Jair Bolsonaro, on suspicion of inciting riots in the capital

The move sounds remarkably similar to events that took place in the US capitol on January 6th 2021.

Lat weekend supporters of the former president stormed the buildings in the capital, Brasilia, that house the presidential office, parliament, and the Supreme Court. They were protesting the outcome of the contentious October presidential, which leftist politician Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva won by a thin margin of less than 2%.

InfoWars reports: Bolsonaro posted a video on Facebook on January 10, in which a regional official claimed that “Lula has not been elected by the Brazilian people.” Judge Alexandre de Moraes said in a statement that by posting the now-deleted video that questioned the legality of the vote, “Bolsonaro delivered a public incitement to commit crimes.” He added that although the video was posted two days after the Brasilia attacks, there was a “connection” between the message spread by the former president and the violence.

“It is important to point out that the former President Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly engaged in the same conduct for which he is now being investigated,” de Moraes wrote.

The judge requested that Facebook’s parent company, Meta, preserve the video in question so that investigators can analyze its impact. De Moraes has not ordered that Bolsonaro be questioned immediately, saying that a hearing on the matter will be held later. Bolsonaro is currently out of the country.

Bolsonaro, a former army captain, condemned the violence on Monday. “Peaceful demonstrations, within the law, are part of democracy. But depredations and invasions of public buildings like we saw today, like the acts done by the left in 2013 and 2017, are not within the rules,” the former president tweeted, referring to past riots in Brasilia.

Lula, who was sworn in on January 1, suggested that the rioters may have been helped by officials. “We will investigate calmly to see what really happened,” he said this week.

The riots in Brasilia occurred two days after the second anniversary of the storming of the US Capitol by the supporters of former President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021. This prompted the media to draw additional parallels between Trump and Bolsonaro, as the two leaders have often been compared in the past for their style and rhetoric.


  1. Electors need to trust in the elections and then they can trust in the justice system. There needs to be a new investigative method umplemented ino election integrity which is dubious at best currently globally Very dubious too.

  2. Same move from the cabal playbook that they’re trying to do to PDJT. Neither man incited anyone to riot. Fake charges from the worldwide satanic criminals.

  3. What kind of alt right hero runs from is nation in its greatest hour of need a “coward” or stooge. Apart from that the way the these Sth American nation just imprison a political opponent on trumped up charges just because they on the opposing political side shows juvenile demcracy and legal system and is clearly a sign of corrupt nations however these latin nations have alway been like this even in Spain they have zero tolerance for those they oppose as demonstarted in spainish civil war too much misplaced passion.

  4. Why change the play book when this false flag B.S. has worked so well in Germany and the U.S? I PRAY the Brazilians have more knowledge and courage (cajones) than the US citizens – and can stop this B.S. in its tracks. In 2000 the people of Bolivia stood up to the IMF/Corporations during the “water wars”, took some (mortal) losses but prevailed and dumped their corrupt president.

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