radical supporters of right-wing populist president Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian
media reported Saturday, citing the social media giant. The ban was enacted in
line with a court order.
had increased fines against Facebook to 1.92 million reals (368,000 dollars) a
day for failing to comply with a previous ruling.
president of Facebook Brasil, Conrado Leister, personally responsible. Moraes
said that Facebook had only blocked the domestic profiles of radical Bolsonaro
followers, contrary to his instructions to block all profiles both in Brazil
Friday, radical supporters of the president continued to publish
anti-democratic slogans and personal attacks from changed location settings, the
Folha de S. Paulo newspaper reported.
investigation into an alleged fake news network. It targets radical supporters
of the president like right-wing activist Sara Winter from the “300 do Brasil”