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Voices are growing in the United States to hand Bolsonaro over to Brazil

Voices are growing in the United States to hand Bolsonaro over to Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro is currently in the US state of Florida where he has been living in self-imposed exile since December 30, two days before Lula da Silva was sworn in as the new president.

In the United States, Sunday’s attack on the bastion of Brazilian democracy, when Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters stormed Congress, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court in the capital Brasilia, stormed the Capitol in 2021. And now political voices are being raised for Bolsonaro to be extradited to his homeland.

They should be sent back to Brazil.

The United States should not be a haven for this authoritarian leader who has inspired domestic terrorism in Brazil. Democratic Congressman Joaquín Castro says he should be sent back to Brazil CNN.

“We have to stand in solidarity with the democratically elected government of Lula da Silva. The United States must stop giving Bolsonaro sanctuary in Florida,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also a Democratic congresswoman, wrote in a blog post. Twitter posts.

You hear the same tunes from Brazil. Renan Caleros, a senator in Brazil’s federal upper house, on Monday called on the country’s supreme court to “immediately” file an extradition request to the United States for Bolsonaro, calling the former president’s involvement in the break-in “indisputable.”

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According to US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, the country has not yet received such a request.

– He said on Monday, according to the Financial Times, if and when we do this, we will deal with it.

He also said he expects President Joe Biden and Lula da Silva to speak soon.

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Bolsonaro On Monday, he denounced the intrusion He denies involvement.

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Bolsonaro’s supporters have criticized the election results for months – riots broke out on Sunday afternoon, storming the country’s Chamber of Deputies. See the dramatic photos in the feature. picture: svt