A commission from Senate of Brazil endorsed this Tuesday, October 26, with seven votes in favor and four against, a report that recommends incriminating the president Jair bolsonaro that he be prosecuted for crimes against humanity for managing the Covid-19 pandemic, in addition to requesting that access to social networks be suspended for citing false information about the disease.
In Brazil, there is a cumulative 21.7 million people who have been infected with coronavirus and more than 600 thousand deaths. In the last seven days, it reports a daily average of 11,950 new cases.
The text that was approved was presented by Senator Renan Calheiro last week, and in which the request for indict 77 more people, among which are ministers and former ministers, three sons of the president and two companies.
It should be noted that the petition will be sent to the Supreme Federal Court (STF) and the attorney general’s office. According to information from the newspaper El País, it will be the attorney general who decides whether or not to file charges against the Brazilian president and the rest of the accused.
In relation to the suspension of the use of social networks, which has as its origin that the Brazilian president associated information on the vaccine against Covid-19 with AIDS. The video was removed from platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, in the latter case it decided to suspend Bolsonaro’s channel for a week.
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Bolsonaro mentioned on Thursday the existence of false information indicating that there are official reports from the UK government that They “suggest” that those fully vaccinated are developing the AIDS disease “much more rapidly than anticipated.”
So that The information was denied by the British government and asked the president to withdraw on the national chain, in addition, to deny the correlation between the drug and the development of AIDS, under penalty of a fine of 50,000 reais (about $ 9,000) for each day of non-compliance.
With information from AFP.
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