250 patriots stay in jail in Brazil, most with out expenses or trial for peacefully and patriotically protesting what they see as a stolen election in Brazil. Many have been arrested after protests received out of hand Fedsurrection-style within the capital Brasilía Jan. 8, no matter whether or not they dedicated against the law or not. Chief Serere Xavante stays in jail with out trial after 220 days, acccused of “Incitement”, which carries a 3- to 6-month penalty.
Prisoners in Brasília are being tortured, humiliated and threatened with demise, one writes to his lawyer. “Final week a police officer threatened one in every of us with demise within the cell, mentioned he would kill him and even pointed a gun from what I heard. They have been determined.”
“They instructed me that apart from the demise menace that occurred from a police officer final week, yesterday they have been subjected to a horrible humiliation,” the prisoner experiences. “Patriots have been crushed, slapped within the face, and dragged by their ears. They eliminated their belongings from the cell, threw their cleaning soap and toothpaste within the trash. They have been compelled to get bare within the courtyard, and so they made an older man squat down. He was crying desperately.”
— Liga Conservadora Brasil-Alemanha (@FarajSittel) July 19, 2023
A letter from Papuda jail reached Samia Sittel-Faraj from the Brazilian Conservative League, which reads:
“The patriots imprisoned in Papuda and Colmeia prisons ask for assist. We’ve got been imprisoned for over 135 days and there’s no launch date. (The letter was acquired in June – it’s now 189 days.) Our scenario is getting worse and worse. They’re now mixing us with the frequent prisoners, with criminals, drug sellers, thieves, murderers, mass murderers, rapists and pedophiles. Out of 168 hours within the week, we spend 163 inside our cells, in horrible sanitary situations. We’re locked in cells designed for 8 inmates, that now include 14. At first, there have been as many as 20 prisoners in a cell, and so they didn’t allow us to out within the solar for week. We needed to keep within the overcrowded cells.”
“The meals could be very dangerous,” the prisoner writes, “It’s poorly ready and incorporates zero protein, the greens usually are not peeled and served with seeds, stalks, dust and all. More often than not it’s soy animal feed, tastes horrible, smells dangerous and is served spoiled, soured or burnt. It is rather soiled and blended with every kind of dust and rubbish, equivalent to wooden, stone, plastic, hair, gloves, glass, cardboard, and pig’s enamel. It seems like pig swill. This explains the huge weight reduction that’s changing into very severe, even life-threatening for all of us. Most have misplaced 10 to 27 kilos (22 to lbs.), approx. one third of our physique weight.”
“We implore you to assist get us out of right here urgently, earlier than worse occurs”, the prisoner writes. “There are already patriots who’re dropping it, who’re depressed and suicidal. In Colmeia girl’s jail, there’s a girl with breast most cancers who first misplaced one breast and now the opposite one. She can not stroll or do something. She has misplaced her power and can to reside. There may be one other feminine patriot prisoner whose husband is in Papuda jail, and she or he is in Colmeia. They’ve 3 kids, 2, 3 and 6 years outdated, and their grandmother is struggling to maintain the three kids as a result of she has no assets. There may be one other feminine patriot prisoner who simply misplaced her mom and can’t even go to the funeral.”
“Pricey Patriots of the World, for God’s sake, please assist us. Freedom for all of the Patriots, women and men, fathers of households, dwelling suppliers, trustworthy employees, and good residents! Please assist the Patriots in Brazil. Please share this message worldwide so the entire world can hear the cry for assist from the Brazilian political prisoners. Let everybody know that Brazil now hunts conservatives.”
The lawyer representing indigenous chief, pastor and protest chief Serere Xavante, who was arrested in entrance of his household Dec. 12, 2022 (Gateway reported), has protested the very fact his shopper is being held with out expenses, whereas affected by a extreme medical situation.
Lawyer Geovane Veras Pessoa protested that Chief Serere was arrested on orders of Supreme Courtroom Choose Alexandre de Moraes as “Preventive Detention”, though De Moraes had no jurisdiction.
“The absurdity is that Chief Serere has been imprisoned for 229 days with out the Deputy Lawyer Normal of the Republic’s Grievance being formally accepted by Minister Alexandre de Moraes, which means there isn’t any ongoing Prison Motion”, Veras Pessoa writes. “Chief Serere stays incarcerated solely primarily based on an investigation initiated by Minister Alexandre de Moraes himself, regardless of severe well being issues, as he’s a kind 2 diabetes affected person.”
Veras Pessoa calls it “a merciless, humiliating, and embarrassing remedy to maintain an indigenous individual, protected by the legislation, disadvantaged of their freedom, serving an arbitrarily prolonged sentence past what the legislation prescribes.” The legal professional calls this “a traditional and blatant affront to the dignity of a human being, inflicted on an indigenous individual” noting that the offense of Incitement Serere is accused of “carries a penalty that may be transformed right into a easy superb.” The legal professional calls this “lamentable and shameful.“
Chatting with the Deputy Lawyer Normal of Brazil, Dr. Lindora, Veras Pessoa expressed his “dissatisfaction with the successive abuses dedicated by Minister Alexandre de Moraes, in not granting freedom to Chief Serere”. He complained that “improper meals” contributed to weight reduction. As “ a kind 2 diabetes affected person, he experiences blurred imaginative and prescient, leg tremors, dry mouth, and testicular ache.”
Chief Serere is the daddy of six kids, Veras Pessoa notes, “4 of whom are minors and two are adults who depend upon him for his or her subsistence, in addition to a pastor in three Evangelical Church buildings, the place he preaches the Phrase of God. At dwelling, Serere did essential work caring for indigenous natives affected by despair, medication and alcohol.
“He’s struggling vastly in jail since his pure habitat is in nature, involved along with his individuals, their customs, and tradition, the place he might be adequately nourished”, Veras Pessoa writes…. Moreover, it must be famous that the Cacique suffers from despair and panic assaults, requiring weekly medical follow-ups. His anxiousness assaults have been fixed, as he’s unable to sleep, and he’s not receiving the required drugs or well being skilled assist. HIS IMPRISONMENT POSES SERIOUS RISKS TO HIS PHYSICAL, PSYCHIC, AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH. Furthermore, his standing as an indigenous individual, protected by the Indigenous Statute, entitles Chief Serere to raised remedy.”
The approx. 1000 Jan. 8 prisoners who’ve been freed are required to put on ankle bracelets, prohibited from utilizing social media, contacting different patriots, and are confined to deal with arrest on weekends and within the evenings. Could misplaced their jobs due to their ankle bracelets, being unable to work as drivers or touring salesmen. The primary trials are scheduled for December, when they’re threatened with sentences between 4 to 30 years in jail.
Supreme Courtroom Justice Alexandre de Moraes desires to power social media firms to tell on their customers in Brazil, together with who they like and comply with, equivalent to former President Jair Bolsonaro. De Moraes’ Judicial Police continues to raid patriots of their houses and arrest them.