Works by famous artists were destroyed, many offices were attacked, tables and chairs were overturned, documents were scattered everywhere...
On January 8, local time, tens of thousands of protesters wearing uniforms carrying flags, slogans, and sticks invaded the Congress, the Presidential Palace, and the Federal Supreme Court, clashed with the military and police, and even stole military weapons. President's bodyguard.
This chaotic scene reminded foreign media of the violent attack on the US Congress two years ago. This time, however, it was not supporters of former US President Trump, but supporters of "Brazil Trump" who entered the offices of Brazilian national authorities and were injured.
Brazil's newly inaugurated President Lula mobilized emergency riots and so far more than 400 people have been arrested. Looking at the events, at least three interesting signals were sent, revealing the complexity of the political situation in the country.
First sign: the timing of the riots is interesting
Riots broke out in Brazil's capital, Brasilia. At the time of the accident, Brazilian President Lula was inspecting the damage caused by heavy rain in the state of Sao Paulo.
In an urgent speech, Lula strongly condemned the riots, condemning the seizure of government buildings by "fascists" and "fanatics" as "barbarism". Now returned to the wounded president's palace.
Lula promised to severely punish the rioters and exterminate his patrons from behind the scenes. He staunchly signed the Federal Security Intervention Act, strengthened security in Brazil's capital, and responded to its impact with a multipronged approach.
First, order the National Guard in Brazil to restore order.
Second, it orders a 24-hour closure of downtown Brazil, including major roads where administrative and government buildings are located, and declares that the area has entered a state of federal security intervention lasting until January 31. .
Third, replace the head of the local public security office and appoint Vice Minister of Justice Capelli as the new credential.
More than 400 people have been arrested for participating in the riots, according to the head of the Brazilian Federal District, Rocha. Brazil's Folha Sao Paulo said military police, federal police, armored vehicles and helicopters were deployed to evict protesters from the building, followed by tear gas, stun grenades and tear gas. Other...
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