On Wednesday evening (27), the “Letter in Defense of Democracy”, initiated by the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo, received the commitment of two Ministers of the Supreme Court of Justice, Rogerio Scietti and Sebastiao Alves dos Reis Junior. In total, the manifesto has more than 165,000 signatures.
According to the organizers, the document was completed this Wednesday with a total of 165,422 signatures. In addition to the STJ ministers, the latter’s list also includes names such as lawyer Luciana Temer, daughter of former president Michel Temer, doctor Paulo Chapchap, hospital CEO Sirio Libanez and actors Edson Cellulari and Helio de La Peña. additions..
An updated list with new signings is expected to be released this Thursday (28). Agreed CNN: it turned out that the organizers intend to update the list every day.
Movement members said CNN: that the goal is to reach half a million signatures by August 11, when the document will be read in the act in the arcades of Largo de San Francisco in downtown São Paulo. The mobilization intensified after the Prerogatives of lawyers and the 342 groups of artists entered the signature field.
The current manifesto was inspired by the 1977 “Letter to the Brazilians”, a text of rejection of the military regime, written by the jurist Goffredo Silva Telles and also read at the Largo de San Francisco faculty.