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Brazil: Lula promises to imprison those who participated in the events of January 8

Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva promised Monday that all those responsible for the events of Jan. 8 would go to prison during a Workers' Day event on May 1 in São Paulo.

"All the people who tried to carry out the coup will be imprisoned because this country is a true democracy," Lula emphasized in the event organized by eight trade unions, during which he announced some new government measures.

He encouraged those present to become "soldiers" against Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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