BREAKING: ENORMOUS CROWD – TENS OF THOUSANDS of Brazilians Descend on Brasilia, Storm Congress – SHOTS FIRED2 min read
January 9, 2023 at 07:22AM BREAKING: ENORMOUS CROWD – TENS OF THOUSANDS of Brazilians Descend on Brasilia, Storm Congress – SHOTS FIRED (VIDEO)
Jan 8 protest in Brasilia
Massive crowd of Brazilians have descended on the capital of Brasilia to protest the stolen elections and are currently storming the National Congress. Police are using tear gas, Gunfire has been reported.
Reports put the number of protestors in the capital in the millions.
The brazilian have been protesting for 68 days now. And the supr br court just mocked us. Now people had enough. The brazilian congress is being invaded. People are not going to take a criminal in charge and clear rigged elections #BrazilianSpring pic.twitter.com/7S4jY85bTA
— c. alster 🇧🇷 (@claalster) January 8, 2023
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Protestors have broken through the barriers around the National Congress and are storming the building:
🚨 Manifestantes rompem barreira e ocupam o Congresso Nacional. pic.twitter.com/ArejLUlD5L
— Conexão Política (@conexaopolitica) January 8, 2023
Gunfire or explosions can be heard on some. It was not clear if it was live ammo being fired, or tear gas and rubber bullets.
Protestors seem to have cornered Police on the roof, who opened fire before retreating:
The presidential Palace has also been occupied:
Protestors have also stormed the Supreme Court, which is mainly responsible for the Communist coup and election fraud denialism:
Injured protesors were carried on stretchers, apparently with bullet wounds:
Miltary Police were seen to be taking selfies with the pro-democarcy protestors:
Protestors were seen escorting a lone, stranded polcieman to safety:
Um policial é protegido e aplaudido pelos manifestantes em Brasília, durante invasão aos prédios dos três poderes. pic.twitter.com/XYkSMV4Mlo
— 𝗟𝗶𝗻𝗮 (@Linabellaazul) January 8, 2023
Protests have reportedly spread all across Brazil, such as in Florianopolis:
Police were seen joining in the protests in Rio de Janeiro:
Brazil observer Matt Tyrmand called it “civil war”:
This is a developing story. We will update this as we learn more information.
via The Gateway Pundit