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Editorial: Brazil’s fake news law loses support

The Wednesday morning's (3) raid on Bolsonaro, who is accused of falsifying his Covid vaccination certificate, diverted the focus of public opinion for a few hours from the news of the week, namely the heated debate over Brazil's Fake News Law (PL 2630, also called Censorship Law), or Law on Internet Freedom, Accountability and Transparency.

Whereas last week rapporteur Orlando Silva of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB-SP), and with him part of Congress, had pushed through a request for an emergency vote, on Tuesday Silva himself asked the chamber's president, Arthur Lira, to remove the . . .

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