In the face of President Jair Bolsonaro’s allegations, Brazil’s electoral justice system has banned Lula da Silva’s campaign from using quotes from the president about cannibalism.
Brazil’s Electoral Court Expels Former President and Candidate Luis Inacio Lula da Silva use presidential propaganda on television Jair Bolsonaro To cannibalism.
Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Judge Paulo de Tarso Sanseverino has provisionally decided to retract the propaganda in a decision announced today. At the request of an attorney Brazilian far-right leader.
Lula’s campaign used televised election propaganda to salvage snippets of an interview Bolsonaro gave to The New York Times in 2016. “I have no problem eating Indian food.”
In an interview, Brazilian far-right leader and journalist Simon Romero acknowledged: did not participate in the cannibal ritual Because none of his entourage accompanied him during his visits to indigenous ethnic groups.
An electoral court magistrate has followed the demands of Bolsonaro’s defense alleging “disinformation” and “manipulation”, and said the propaganda used by progressives was workers party (PT) “exceeding the limits of freedom of expression”
At an election event in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Lula spoke about the electoral justice system’s decision, arguing that: it’s not a hoax but of a statement issued by the President.
“He thinks so. As an Indian, I wish I could,” stressed the leader of the Workers’ Party (PT).
First win for Lula The October 2 presidential election had 48.4% of the vote, while Bolsonaro had 43.2%. Neither candidate received more than 50% of the vote, so the two candidates will face off in the second round of voting on October 30.
According to a study released the day before by the Datafolha Institute, Lula’s vote intent is 49% Against 44% of Brazil’s far-right leaders.