At least 1,200 Bolsonaristas are detained in a camp in front of the Brazilian Army

At least 1,200 Bolsonaristas have been detained this Monday in the camp that they had set up in front of the Army headquarters in Brasilia since the October elections and from which they were launched. the attacks on Sunday against the headquarters of the three powers in Brazil.

The followers of former President Jair Bolsonaro, who do not recognize the victory of the progressive leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the presidential elections, have been arrested after being surrounded by the Police and the Armypeacefully dismantled the camp in which they took refuge.

According to the Ministry of Justice, the detained Bolsonaro members were taken in at least 40 buses to the Federal Police headquarters, where they will be identified to try to establish whether they participated in the violent attacks on Sunday and filed in case evidence against them emerges in the future. .

Only those who are designated as participants in acts of vandalism and those who have any evidence against them.

The prisoners They will join the nearly 300 people who were arrested on Sunday for their responsibility in the attacks.

The eviction was peaceful and occurred after Magistrate Alexandre de Moraes, one of the eleven members of the Supreme Court, ordered the dismantling of all the camps set up by Bolsonaristas in front of the country’s military barracks and from which they defended a coup. State in Brazil against Lula.

Moraes, responsible for several of the investigations against Bolsonaro and his followers for attacks on democracy, ordered that the occupants of the camps "are arrested in flagrante for the practice of different crimes".

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The camp of the radicals in Brasilia, set up more than 70 days ago, since Lula prevailed in the second round of the presidential elections, served as the base for the demonstrators who invaded the headquarters of the three powers of Brazil on Sunday and was the place to which they returned after their failed attempt to force a coup.

The number of radicals in the camp in front of the Army headquarters had been falling since Lula’s inauguration, on January 1, and on Thursday the authorities counted some 200 people, but on Saturday it jumped to about 3,000 after the Bolsonaristas called the Sunday demonstration.

Faced with the chaos generated by the assault on public buildings, Lula decreed federal intervention in the security area of ​​Brasilia until January 31, with which the regional police will be under federal government control.

The assault on Congress, the Presidency and the Supreme Court was only resolved after four and a half hours of confusion, when riot agents charged and fired tear gas against the exalted who were inside and outside the buildings of the three powers.

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