One of Biggest Protests in Brazil’s History Calls for Impeachment of Socialist President Lula de Silva – EVOL

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians turned out in one of the biggest protests in the nation’s history in the capital of São Paulo on Sunday to demand the impeachment of socialist president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Lula has become the subject of formal calls for impeachment in the wake of his comparisons of Israel’s policy to the holocaust.

“What is happening in the Gaza Strip with the Palestinian people has no parallel in other historical moments,” Lula told reporters during the 37th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “It did exist when Hitler decided to kill the Jews,” he added.

As reported by Merco Press, Brazilian lawmakers submitted a resolution for Lula’s impeachment last week.

“Spearheaded by Congresswoman Carla Zambelli of former President Jair Bolsonaro’s Liberal Party (PL), over 100 lawmakers have endorsed a document requesting the impeachment of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva because his remarks likening Israel to Nazi Germany compromised Brazil’s stance internationally exposing the country to a ‘danger of war,” the report noted.

“In addition to 72 PL deputies, other signatories stemmed from parties represented in Lula’s coalition cabinet, including 12 from União Brasil which has two ministries (Communication and Tourism), 4



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