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Tag: Carla Zambelli

  • Wednesday, February 21st 2024 - 10:40 UTC

    Lula's impeachment requested over Israeli crisis

    Zambelli's petition argues that Lula “committed hostility against a foreign nation”, “compromised the neutrality” of the country, and exposed Brazil to a “danger of war”

    Spearheaded by Congresswoman Carla Zambelli of former President Jair Bolsonaro's Liberal Party (PL), over 100 lawmakers have endorsed a document requesting the impeachment of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva because his remarks likening Israel to Nazi Germany compromised Brazil's stance internationally exposing the country to a “danger of war.”

  • Tuesday, August 22nd 2023 - 10:52 UTC

    Brazil: Charges against Bolsonarist Congresswoman to proceed

    Zambelli is innocent, her lawyer said

    Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF) Monday decided by 9 votes to 2 to proceed with charges against Bolsonarist Congresswoman Carla Zambelli for the crimes of illegal possession of a firearm and illegal constraint with the use of a firearm, Agência Brasil reported.

  • Wednesday, April 19th 2023 - 10:01 UTC

    Brazil's top electoral court upholds sanctions against two lawmakers for spreading false content

    “What you can't do in the real world, you can't do in the virtual world,” De Moraes argued

    Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Tuesday ruled to uphold a decision fining Federal Deputy Carla Zambelli (PL-SP) and Senator Flávio Bolsonaro (PL-RJ) for publishing untrue content against President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva during the 2022 election campaign, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Friday, April 22nd 2022 - 09:10 UTC

    Brazil: Bolsonarist lawmakers want amnesty for convicted federal deputy

    Zambelli argues that Silveira was entitled to say “anything” and that the STF sentence violated Parliamentary Immunity as provided for in the Constitution

    Brazilian Bolsonarist Deputy Carla Zambelli Thursday announced she was garnering support for fellow lawmaker Daniel Silveira to be granted amnesty after being sentenced by the Supreme Federal Court (STF) to 8 years and 9 months in jail for attacking STF magistrates and obstructing the free exercise of rule.