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Weekly Report - 07 October 2021 (WR-21-40)

BRAZIL: New protests highlight inequality

Brazilians once again took to the streets to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro this week. As well as the usual calls for the president’s impeachment and criticism of his handling of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, which has now claimed almost 600,000 lives in Brazil, the demonstrations served to display Brazilians’ discontent with rising socio-economic hardship and inequality.

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