“I’m certain that the first alternative, being arrested, won’t happen. No man on Earth scares me. I’m conscious that I’m doing the right thing. I owe nobody anything,” added Bolsonaro, who was stabbed within the abdomen throughout a marketing campaign rally in 2018.
Bolsonaro was within the central Brazilian state of Goias to satisfy with political leaders and businessmen to debate nationwide affairs, such because the economic system, the pandemic state of affairs and the extended drought in Brazil.
“We are also facing one of the biggest hydrological crises in Brazil, which will partly affect our agriculture and has affected energy generation, but God willing, the rains in September, October, are coming,” Bolsonaro mentioned.
Bolsonaro additionally talked about an indigenous protest happening within the capital, claiming to not perceive the explanations for the demonstrations.
“There are now approximately 5,000 people camped in Brasília. The vast majority, almost all, don’t know what they are doing there,” Bolsonaro asserted.
“They are people that are gathered by the MST (Rural Landless Workers Movements), people that are gathered by Cimi (Indigenous Missionary Council, linked to the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil), indigenous people who are there protesting against no one knows what,” Bolsonaro added.
The demonstrations come as Brazil’s Congress considers a invoice that might restrict the rights of indigenous peoples to say conventional lands, a matter additionally being thought of by the Supreme Court. Human Rights Watch says the proposed legislation violates the rights of indigenous peoples below worldwide legislation.
A Datafolha ballot from July 7 and eight at present exhibits Bolsonaro, who has repeatedly raised doubts in regards to the electoral system, greater than 20 factors behind his primary opponent, former leftwing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in a primary spherical of voting.