Jair Bolsonaro Friday turned down the proposal made public by his predecessor Michel Temer to suspend the Presidential pardon granted to convicted Deputy Daniel Silveira until all judiciary steps have been exhausted. Temer is a highly qualified Law Scholar.
Even before a group of lawmakers could press for an amnesty law, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday signed a decree pardoning convicted Congressman Daniel Silveira, who had been sentenced to 8 years and 9 months in jail by the Supreme Federal Court (STF) the day before.
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.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Wednesday decided by 10 votes against one to sentence Congressman Daniel Silveira to eight years and nine months in prison for attacking democratic institutions and posting insults against the magistrates on social media.
Bolsonarist Deputy Daniel Silveira Wednesday tried to avoid a court order by stonewalling law enforcement agents at Brasilia's Parliament building. The officers were there to enforce him wearing a tracking anklet because he is under judiciary probe for threatening democratic institutions and making statements that were construed as an apology for dictatorships.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday signed into law the bill whereby changes are introduced to the Penal Code's National Security chapter which dated back to times of military rule, and which will become effective 90 days from now.
Brazilian federal police have raided supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused by prosecutors of funding anti-democratic activities. The raids follow the arrest of an affiliated far-right activist.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will quit his fractious right-wing Social Liberal Party (PSL) and start a new one by March 2020, PSL lawmakers Daniel Silveira and Bia Kicis said on Tuesday after meeting with the president.