There are 25 people sentenced to prison for the actions of January 8 in Brazil

This number was arrived at after the Federal Supreme Court formed a majority in its final analysis to punish five other defendants for their interference in the events of the coup on the black-marked date in national history.

Fabricio de Moura Gomez, Moasís dos Anjos, Jorginho Cardoso de Azevedo, Rosanna Maciel Gomez and Osmar Hillebrand were sentenced to prison and fines, with more than half the vote, but there is still no consensus on the length of the sentence for each of them. .

Parliament Speaker, Minister Alexandre de Moraes, proposed imprisoning the accused with sentences ranging from 14 to 17 years. He was followed by judges Carmen Lucia, Dias Toffoli and Louise Fox.

Judges Cristiano Zanin and Edson Fachin partially followed the rapporteur’s vote and imposed sentences of between 11 and 15 years.

The voices of lawyers Gilmar Méndez, Cassio Nunes Márquez, Andre Mendonça and the presiding judge, Luis Roberto Barroso, were missing.

The five detainees are accused of, among other crimes, forming an armed criminal gang, violent abolition of the democratic rule of law, coup d’état, and conditional damages.

The five convicted defendants were arrested on January 8 by military police inside the Planalto Palace (the seat of the executive power), and must also jointly pay, along with the other convicts, 30 million Brazilian reais (about six million dollars) in damages. Vandalism of public buildings.

Judicial sources also confirmed that gospel singer Fernanda Rodriguez de Oliveira, who was arrested after encouraging the coup, was granted temporary freedom by de Moraes.

The protest inspiration has been detained since August 17 for sharing, on her social media profile, a video with other content producers, inciting people to engage in anti-democratic actions.

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Despite the decision, De Moraes decided to use electronic anklets, cancel passports, ban the use of digital platforms, and other restrictions on freedom.

The translator, who is famous for singing the “demonstration anthem,” is obligated to appear in court every Monday. Failure to comply with any of these procedures will result in the sentence being vacated and a return to prison.

Amid cries of military intervention and President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s refusal to take power, extremist followers of former President Jair Bolsonaro (2019-2022) violently stormed and looted the headquarters of the National Congress, the STF and Planalto on January 8.


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