Brazil’s Justice Moraes overturns CPI decision breaching Bolsonaro’s phone secrecy

The decision, signed on Friday, November 19, was based on the fact that the CPI has already terminated all its proceedings and filed its final report.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Alexandre de Moraes suspended the Pandemic Parliamentary Inquiry Committee's (CPI) decision to breach President Jair Bolsonaro's cell phone records.

Moraes granted a restraining order filed by the Federal Solicitor General's Office (AGU) after the CPI's order in October. The decision disclosed yesterday was signed on Friday, November 19.

"I hereby grant the injunction request to suspend the decisions contained in the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee's approval of Application 1,587/2021. Let the records be examined by the Federal Prosecutor General's Office to provide an opinion . . .

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