Pro-Bolsonaro Rioters Invade Brasilia to Challenge to Lula


thousands 0f supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro the country’s top government institution on Sunday in an insurrection that tested the leadership of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva just a week after the took office.

Pro-Bolsonaro protesters ransacked congress and stormed other government offices before security forces were able to regain control of the capital. As of late Sunday, authorities had cleared them from government buildings and regained control of the main square in Brasilia. About 170 people have been detained so far.

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