The Bolsonarist protesters who this Monday block tens of highways in brazil in protest of the defeat of the president Jair Bolsonaro They consider that there was “fraud” in the Sunday elections.
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The locksmostly caused by truckers, have been recorded in at least 70 road points in twelve states throughout Brazilaccording to information from the Federal Police.
In Teresópolis, a mountain city located about 100 kilometers from Rio de Janeiroa group of protesters interrupted the traffic on the national highway BR-116allowing only the passage of cars on the shoulder.
The blockade, mounted with burned tires, prevented the passage of hundreds of trucks, which remained stranded for hours.
One of the protesters, Rodrigo da Silva, said there was a “fraud” in Sunday’s election, in which former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva narrowly defeated Bolsonaro by less than two points.
“I have a feeling of rage, that we are being robbed,” said De Silva, an accountant by profession, who wore a sticker from the far-right leader’s electoral campaign on his chest.
Another protester, Afonso Davi Bandeira, a businessman, said that throughout Brazil they know that there was “fraud” at the polls and warned that they will not lift the road blockade “as long as things do not change.”
With information from EFE