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The Guardian: Jair Bolsonaro supporters storm Brazil’s presidential palace and supreme court
Lula orders federal government to take control of policing in Brasília as extremists refuse to accept his presidency
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has ordered the federal government to take control of policing in Brazil’s capital, Brasília, after hundreds of hardcore supporters of the former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the country’s congress, presidential palace and supreme court.
The massed attack was a stunning security breach that was immediately compared to the 6 January invasion of the US Capitol by followers of Donald Trump in 2021.
“What we are witnessing is a terrorist attack,” the news anchor Erick Bang announced on the GloboNews television network as word of the upheaval spread. “The three buildings have been invaded by coup-mongering terrorists.”
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Live: Far-right rioters storm Brazil’s Congress and top court — BBC
Live: Brazil’s Lula declares security operation after Bolsonaro supporters storm federal buildings — France 24
Pro-Bolsonaro rioters storm Brazil’s top government offices — AP
Brazil protests: Bolsonaro denounces violence as 400 arrested after his supporters storm congress –live — The Guardian
Bolsonaro Supporters Storm Brazil’s Congress, Supreme Court, And Presidential Palace
Bolsonaro backers sack Brazil presidential palace, Congress, Supreme Court — Reuters
Far-right supporters of former President Bolsonaro storm Brazil’s Congress — France 24
Bolsonaro supporters break into Brazilian Congress and presidential palace — CNN
Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters storm National Congress — DW
Pro-Bolsonaro Rioters Invade Brasilia in Challenge to Lula — Bloomberg
Pro-Bolsonaro protesters storm Brazil’s National Congress in capital — ABC News Australia
Brazil Congress: Lula vows to punish supporters of Bolsonaro after riot — BBC
World leaders condemn Brazil violence as US lawmakers call for Bolsonaro extradition — The Guardian
Assault on presidential palace, congress challenges Brazil’s democracy — Washington Post
‘I condemn the assault on democracy’: Biden slams thousands of Bolsonaro supporters who STORMED Brazil’s Congress in Brasilia in January 6th-style attack – after refusing to accept new President Lula’s victory in ‘stolen’ election — Daily Mail
Brazil congress attack: what we know so far — The Guardian