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Tag: Luís Roberto Barroso

  • Wednesday, February 1st 2023 - 10:57 UTC

    Brazil's STF orders probe into crimes against indigenous communities

    Barroso found a “very serious and worrisome picture” involving high-ranking officials from the Jair Bolsonaro administration

    Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Luís Roberto Barroso has ordered an investigation by the Attorney General of the Republic, the Military Prosecutor's Office, the Ministry of Justice and Public Safety, and the Regional Superintendence of the Federal Police of Roraima into the possible participation of officials of the Jair Bolsonaro government in crimes of genocide, disobedience, breach of judicial secrecy, and environmental offenses related to the life, health, and safety of several indigenous communities, Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday.

  • Thursday, November 18th 2021 - 09:09 UTC

    STF ruling compels Bolsonaro gov't to account for malnourished Yanomami children

    Images of underweight children affected by malnutrition and diseases such as malaria were shown in TV Globo's report on Sunday

    Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Luís Roberto Barroso Wednesday gave President Jair Bolsonaro's administration five days to rectify the situation of malnourished Yanomami deprived of medical care, portrayed in a TV show over this past weekend.

  • Monday, September 20th 2021 - 09:10 UTC

    Brazilian Justice calls on citizens to defend besieged democracy and freedom

    General Paulo Nogueira said that currently there is “an overwhelming volume of information”, but efforts are also necessary to search “the truth about facts”

    The Brazilian president of the Electoral Superior Tribunal, (TSE), Luis Roberto Barroso said that populism, extremism and authoritarianism have democracy under attack in the world, and it is essential the participation of the whole population to preserve the essence of freedom.

  • Thursday, September 9th 2021 - 08:46 UTC

    STF Chief Justice vows to defend Brazil's highest court against any attack

    'Us against them' is not about democracy but rather about chaos, Fux said.

    Brazil's Federal Superior Court (STF) Chief Justice Luiz Fux Wednesday replied to President Jair Bolsonaro's comments from Tuesday's Independence Day celebrations saying that disrespecting the Judiciary's decisions were a crime of responsibility that must be analyzed by Congress.