Mint Explainer: How Brazil’s election riots unfolded2 min read . Updated: 17 Jan 2023, 02:37 AM IST
- While former president Bolsonaro has criticized the protestors, he played a key role in sowing doubt about the integrity of Brazil’s election process.
Brazilian democracy faced another stress test on January 8 as the capital city of Brasilia erupted in protests. The protestors, who are largely supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro, are disputing the legitimacy of the recent October residential election, which saw Luiz Inácio da Silva defeat Bolsonaro. Mint breaks down the developments in Brazil:
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