Brazil’s new president sacks country’s army chief following far-right uprising | World News

Brazil’s president has sacked the country’s army chief amid fears the country’s democracy is at risk after an uprising by far-right protesters.

General Julio Cesar de Arruda has been removed as army chief, the official website of Brazil’s armed forces said.

He has been replaced by General Tomás Miguel Ribeiro Paiva, who headed the Southeastern Military Command.

around 1500 people have been detained. After attacks on Brazil’s Congress, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court in early January.

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How did the Brazilian rebellion unfold?

They were rioters. Call for military intervention Either reinstate far-right former president Jair Bolsonaro or oust newly inaugurated leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, known as Lula, who won the election. Only 50.9 percent of the vote.

Supporters of the former president stormed government buildings and destroyed government property.

Mr. Lula has said several times in public that there were certainly people in the military who allowed the riots to happen.

Similarity to the Congress riots of 6 January 2021

There were strong parallels in the riots. January 6, 2021 riots By the crowd in the US Congress who wanted to overturn former President Donald Trump’s election loss to Joe Biden.

Mr Lula met Defense Minister Jose Mucio, Chief of Staff Rui Costa and the new army commander in Brasilia later on Saturday.

Speaking afterwards, Mr Mousio said the January 8 riots had created a “crack in the level of confidence” in the top echelons of the military and the government had decided a change was needed.

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A woman reacts with soldiers of supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, leaving a camp outside the army headquarters in Brasilia, Brazil.
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A woman reacts with members of the army.

Former president under investigation

Mr Bolsonaro is now being investigated for allegedly inciting his supporters.

BrazilThe Supreme Court of India has now agreed to look at the ugly scenes, as US politicians inquired. Donald Trump’s role among those in Washington.

Agreeing to the federal prosecutor’s request, Justice Alexander de Moraes said: “Public figures who continue to perpetrate cowardly plots against democracy, seeking to establish a state of impunity, will be held accountable.”

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Prosecutors say. Mr. Bolsonarowhich is in America. For medical treatmentPossible “incitement and intellectual writings about anti-democratic acts that resulted in vandalism and violence” will be investigated.



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