Against Bolsonaro, the opposition in Brazil takes to the streets

Thousands of people took to the streets in 305 cities in Brazil this Saturday to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro, who was appointed by nine left-wing parties.

The demands of the protest include the economic crisis, inflation and unemployment as well as criticism of the denial of the pandemic and Bolsonaro’s attacks on the separation of powers. Under the banners there are messages like “Get out with Bolsonaro” or “Get out with genocide”.

Against Bolsonaro, the opposition in Brazil takes to the streets
Against Bolsonaro, the opposition in Brazil takes to the streets

They are also trying to pressure the Chamber of Deputies President Arthur Lira (Progresistas-AL), an ally of Bolsonaro, to accept any of the 131 impeachment or impeachment motions against Bolsonaro.

“Bolsonaro ends Brazil. I am in favor of the public university and against administrative reform. There are so many reasons to be here that people don’t know why to start: corruption, privatization, inflation. People can no longer take it “said a 74-year-old woman, Cecília Maria Nascimento, who was present at the demonstration in Sao Paulo.

Workers Party (PT), Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL), Communist Party of Brazil (PCB), Democratic Workers Party (PDT), Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB), Red, Green Party (PV) and Citizenship and Solidarity, In addition, civil society organizations have called the marches.

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