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Brazil holds elections next month. Bolsonaro would likely claim a rigged vote if the race in which he faces leftist Lula da Silva tightens.
Facebook failed to detect…election-related misinformation in ads ahead of Brazil’s 2022 election, violates its own community policies.
Ahead of Brazil’s fiercely contested elections in October, there are growing concerns about an increasingly violent campaign.
Although unfounded, the military is expressing similar reservations over Brasil’s electoral process as President Jair Bolsonaro.
Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo joined other celebrities making a final push for voters in Brazil to register to vote.
Brazil’s controversial President Jair Bolsonaro wants the army to count votes. This, however, could be detrimental to the electoral process.
According to DW’s Philipp Lichterbeck, a president who threatens to organize a military coup should face impeachment proceedings.
Bolsonaro, who plans to seek for re-election, claims that the current voting system is exposed to fraud, allegations dismissed in court.
After claiming Brazil’s electronic voting system is vulnerable to fraud President, Jair Bolsonaro, hit out a judicial probe into his claims.