Shortly after, President Lula da Silva decreed federal intervention in Brazil's Federal District because of the invasion of the National Congress in Brasilia the government's Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Flavio Dino, made a harsh statement on Sunday night.
About 300 people were arrested, and 40 buses that took protesters to Brasilia were detained and their financiers identified.
"The arrests 'in flagrante' continue; the 'flagrante' occurs during the commission of the . . .