Brazil: Ensure Justice for Attack on Democratic Institutions
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The word “democracy” on a pedestrian bridge in São Paulo, Brazil, October 26, 2022.
© AP Photo/Matias Delacroix 2022
(São Paulo) – Brazilian authorities should thoroughly investigate all those who have incited, financed, or committed acts of violence in an attempt to negate election results, Human Rights Watch said today when releasing its World Report 2023. The effort to negate election results culminated in the January 8, 2023 attack on democratic institutions in Brasilia.
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should respond to the unprecedented assault on January 8 by strengthening democratic principles, upholding the rule of law, and tackling chronic human rights problems that were made worse during the presidency of …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch