Brazil: Thousands rally to support Justice Minister Sergio Moro in Sao Paulo

Thousands of Brazilians flooded the streets of Sao Paulo in Brazilian national colours on Sunday to show their support for Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who is currently fighting claims that he conspired with prosecutors to prevent former Brazilian President Luis Inacio 'Lula' da Silva from running for office again as part of the so-called 'Car Wash' anti-corruption probe. Thousands of people can... Еще be seen in the streets waving Brazilian flags, and sporting images of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on t-shirts and placards. One of the protesters, Carlos, explained his reasons for attending: «we Brazilians are here with one goal, to help Brazil, fighting lies and corruption that been happening here for a long time, we are here furious with the lies and to fight corrupt politicians.» Another Chilean man who joined the protest said he was there «in support of Bolsonaro because I'm from Chile and Pinochet saved us. Bolsonaro can save Brazil. I believe Bolsonaro can save Brazil and not Lula.» According to reports, Moro is widely seen as a force of anti-corruption in the country, as the Car Wash probe led to the convictions of 159 people, including Lula.

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