Universities raided and professors threatened as Brazil elects far-right President -- Universities across Brazil were raided ahead of last Sunday’s election, with police “questioning professors and confiscating materials belonging to students and professors.”


by Honi Soit

Honi Soit— Universities across Brazil were raided ahead of last Sunday’s election, with police “questioning professors and confiscating materials belonging to students and professors.” Ahead of the runoff election, which resulted in far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro elected as President, Brazilian courts ruled that anti-fascist slogans displayed on university campuses were illegal political advertising. At the Universidade Federal…

IN—Brazil's far-right president-elect eyes close U.S. ties. Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right former Army captain who won Brazil's presidential election by a comfortable margin, received a supportive call from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday and began planning trips to Washington and a conservative ally in Chile.

U.S.—Brazil's far-right president-elect eyes close U.S. ties. Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right former Army captain who won Brazil's presidential election by a comfortable margin, received a supportive call from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday and began planning trips to Washington and a conservative ally in Chile.

IN—Brazil's far-right president-elect readies trips to U.S., Chile. Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right former Army captain who clinched Brazil's presidential election by a comfortable margin, won the approval of U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday and began planning trips to Washington and a conservative ally in Chile.