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Brazil's famous YouTuber, @FelipeNeto, paid for the free distribution of LGBT books after Rio's right-wing mayor ordered them censored from a book fair. Since then, he had to cancel an event and *remove his mother from Brazil* due to credible death threats observatoriog.bol.uol.com.br/noticias/2019/…
@felipeneto In the last year, anyone perceived as an enemy of Bolsonaro is targeted & threatened with violence. One of Brazil's most famous journalists, @MiriamLeitaoCom, had to cancel public event after Bolsonaro's criticisms. I had fireworks shot at me during a speech.
@felipeneto @MiriamLeitaoCom The first- elected LGBT Congressman of Brazil, @jeanwyllys_real, fled because of graphic, detailed death threats (pics of his house, his mother's car, etc). Other politicians have fled or sent their children outside. So beyond Bolsonaro's official fascism, there's this climate.
@felipeneto @MiriamLeitaoCom @jeanwyllys_real And oh: there's the small fact that Bolsonaro's son, Flavio, employed in his cabinet the wife and mother of the head of Rio's most violent and criminal para-military gang, linked to the brutal assassination of Marielle Franco. This is who is running Brazil theguardian.com/world/2019/jan…
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