Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva accused the media conglomerate Globo, the country’s largest, of censoring suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, adding that the interim government of Michel Temer is seeking to take away social rights and is “delivering” the nation’s oil for exploitation by foreign interests.
“After the coup, Globo simply took Dilma off the air as if she did not exist or had never existed. As if she were not struggling daily with the (Brazilian Democratic Movement Party, PMDB) to restore her mandate and the democratic rule of law,” Lula said in a video posted on social networks.
Lula said that the interim government of Michel Temer, in a coalition with the Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB), “exposes the methods and interests of the alliance between the parties defeated at the polls and the most corrupt Brazilian politicians.”
In his message, Lula said Temer’s government “is trying to hide the word ‘coup’ by censoring protests and the acts of President Dilma Rousseff.”
Lula said Temer’s administration “acts like a definitive government, which it is not, and legitimate, which it will never be.”