Cities in at least 11 states and the federal district had demonstrations in favor of Lava Jato this Sunday (17), where the operation completes 5 years. In addition to the action in the federal capital, manifestations were recorded in: AC, AM, BA, MG, PA, PE, PR, RJ, RS, SC and SP.
The conversation was made by Movimento Brasil Livre and other groups. The Lava Jato Task Force was not part of the call.
Protest defense Lava Jato in Praça da República in Belém – Photo: Jurandir Rodrigues / TV Liberal
The act of defense of Operation Lava Jato took place in Praça da República in Belém. The concentration started at 9:00. Ca. 80 people participated, according to the organizer's discretion. The action was interrupted at noon.
Protests gather in action in favor of Lava Jato and against the STF in Belo Horizonte, this Sunday (17) – Photo: Carlos Eduardo Alvim / TV Globo
In Belo Horizonte, the action in favor of Lava Jato took place in Praça da Liberdade, Belo Horizonte, in the morning. The demonstration was held from 10 am 9:00 to 12:00. According to the organization, from 800 to 1,000 people participated in the act. The military police followed the demonstration, but did not estimate the public. Transit in the region was not affected.
In favor of Lava Jato and against STF happened in the middle of Campinas this Sunday (17) – Photo: Paulo Gaspar
The action in Campinas (SP) happened in the center of town. The organizers estimated 2,000 participants, while the municipal guard said about 400 members. The group remained concentrated in Largo do Rosário. Most were dressed in green and yellow t-shirts and had banners and there was a sound car.
People participate in protest against the STF and in favor of Lava Jato in the center of Curitiba this Sunday (17) – Photo: Henry Milleo / Fotoarena / Estadão Contents
In Curitiba, protesters gathered in Boca Maldita in the center. The group used a healthy car and brought banners and posters. In the interior of Paraná there were also demonstrations in cities such as Foz do Iguaçu, Londrina and Cascavel. The military police did not inform the number of participants in each action.
Protest in favor of Lava Jato and against STF traded in front of STF in Brasilia – Photo: TV Globo / Reproduction
The protesters gathered the morning forward in the FTS. The plot brought 500 people together, according to PM. Demonstrators had shirts with the colors of Brazil and in support of the president, Jair Bolsonaro.
The protesters had black shirts and the country's flag at the demonstration that took place in Florianopolis in the afternoon. Ca. 600 people took part in the action before the Federal Justice Headquarters. The figures are from Movimento Brasil Livre (MBL).
A group of protesters gathered in the morning in front of the Joinville Forum in northern Santa Catarina. According to MBL, about 200 people participated in the action that started around 10:00. 10 on Avenue Hermann August Lepper.
Protests gather for Lava Jato and STF in Manaus this Sunday (17) – Photo: Meike Farias / Amazon Network
With slogan, banners and shirts from Brazil, the protest gathered about 100 people, according to the Right Amazon movement. Demonstrators marched through Coronel Teixeira Avenue, in the Ponta Negra neighborhood, in the western zone of Manaus in the morning.
Protest gathered in Parcão in Porto Alegre in favor of Lava Jato and against STF – Photo: Reproduction
Demonstration in the capital collected dozens of people in the afternoon at Parque Moinhos de Vento, known as Parcão. Numbers were not released.
Protest acting for Lava Jato and against STF on Boa Viagem Avenue, on the edge of Recife, this Sunday (17) – Photo: Elvys Lopes / TV Globo
In the southern part of Recife, social movements associated with right performed an action on Boa Viagem Avenue in defense of Operation Lava Jato. With vuvuzelas, flutes, banners and posters depicting the Minister of Justice and public security Sérgio Moro, they occupied a pedestrian every time the traffic light closed. The right move of Pernambuco says that from approx. 9:00 for dinner, about 600 people passed by. The military police did not publish public estimates.
During a thin rain, a group of 20 people gathered in front of the Acre Legislature (Aleac) in Rio Branco Center this afternoon. Protesters must remain in the area until noon. 4.30 local time.
People participate in a demonstration against the STF and in favor of Lava Jato in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – Photo: Raquel Cunha / Reuters
In Rio, the event was held in Copacabana, in the southern zone of the city, and began around 8:00 in Posto 5. In Niterói, a group met at 10:00 on Icarai beach, in front of the UFF priest. The military police did not publicly disclose estimates.
Protest in favor of Lava Jato and STF gathered in Barra lighthouse in Salvador on Sunday (17) – Photo: Marcelo Xavier / TV Bahia
A group of people gathered in front of Barra Lighthouse, one of the most important tourist attractions in Salvador this morning. The action began around noon. 10 and was closed around 10:00. 12.00. Demonstrators had shirts with the color of the country's flag, plus posters and banners. The event was attended by groups such as Vem Pra Rua Bahia, Ordering Doctors in Brazil and Moving on the Street.
People protest against STF and in favor of Lava Jato on Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo – Photo: Amanda Perobelli / Reuters
In São Paulo, a group of protesters gathered in front of the São Paulo Museum of Art, on the Avenida Paulista in the early afternoon. The demonstration took place among the regulars who use the avenue, closed to the cars on Sunday, as a leisure time. Part of the act arose during rain.
People participate in a demonstration against the STF and in favor of Lava Jato this Sunday (17) in Sorocaba – Photo: Italy Moreira / Personal Archive
A group focused on Parque Carlos Alberto de Souza, in the Campolim neighborhood, in Sorocaba (SP), late afternoon. The peaceful protest began at 4 pm and ended before 6 pm. 17 due to the rain. According to the organizers, more than 300 people participated in the action wearing the colors of the Brazilian flag. The military police counted about 70 protesters.