January 10, 2023

Why Protesters Rioted in Brazil’s Capital

by The Journal

Brazil is reeling after supporters of former right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro forced their way into several government buildings on Sunday. Many protesters called for military intervention to oust the newly-inaugurated leftist president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. WSJ’s Luciana Magalhaes explains how the protests could undermine da Silva’s agenda.

Further Reading:

-Brazil Riots: The Aftermath of Pro-Bolsonaro Protests 

-Brazilian Investigators Home In on Suspects in Riot Financing 

-Brazilian Authorities Detain 1,500 Protesters Involved in Riot 

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