Brazil: Lula dismisses 40 residence guards after riots
19 January 2023 | 7:43 am
The Brazilian president has ordered a thorough review of staff at the Planalto presidential palace. He believes security forces at the Planalto may have helped Bolsonaro supporters recently raid the building in Brasilia.
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French President Emmanuel Macron accused social media of playing a “considerable role” in encouraging copycat acts of violence as the country tries to tamp down protests that have surfaced long-simmering tensions between police and young people in the country.
The French president was cautious about announcing the violence had entirely passed, while also floating the idea of fining the parents of rioting minors.
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Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has reversed his predecessor Jair Bolsonaro's policies that expanded gun ownership in the country, saying only the "police and the army must be well-armed."
Emmanuel Macron said his government's task would be to "draw lessons from what happened." Rioting last month fueled by the killing of a French teenager of Arab descent resulted in looting and violent clashes with police.
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Police in Brazil arrested a man on suspicion of planning an assassination attempt on President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ahead of the Amazon summit to be held next week.
Authorities said military police officers shared messages promoting a coup and had prior knowledge of the pro-Bolsonaro riots. They have been charged with attempted coup d'etat and other crimes.
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