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Brazilian Senators Back Report Accusing Bolsonaro of Crimes Against Humanity for Pandemic Response

HeadlineOct 27, 2021

In Brazil, a Senate committee has approved a report calling for criminal charges, including crimes against humanity, against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro over his deadly mishandling of the pandemic. The Senate report also accuses dozens of other officials and two companies of committing crimes. Brazil has reported over 600,000 COVID fatalities, the second-highest official death toll after the U.S.

In related news, Facebook and YouTube have removed a video by Bolsonaro in which he falsely claims that COVID vaccines are linked to AIDS.

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