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Pro-Bolsonaro Demonstrators Gather in Joacaba for Brazil's Independence Day

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Supporters of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro gathered in Joacaba on September 7 to celebrate the country’s independence day and rally for their leader.

Video shows demonstrators gathering in front of City Hall in Joacaba, wearing Brazilian national team T-shirts and holding flags and posters. Cars honked as they drove by.

Local media reported that speeches were given about freedom of expression, corruption, and the electoral process.

Mass pro-Bolsonaro demonstrations were held in Brasilia and Sao Paulo, as well as in smaller cities and towns across the country. Anti-government protests were also held. Credit: @educentenaro via Storyful

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