Unifesp students were detained for demonstrating against the Sabesp privatization project edit
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Current Brazil Network – Students, parliamentarians, workers and other leaders increase pressure on the government of Tarcísio de Freitas (Republicans), after the arrest of students from the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp) Hendryll Luiz and Lucas Carvente. On social media and in front of the Provisional Detention Center 2 of Guarulhos, in the Metropolitan Region, on the afternoon of this Friday (8), everyone is calling for the release of both men, held in provisional detention after a custody hearing this Thursday (7). , at the Barra Funda Forum, in the capital.
They were detained at the São Paulo Legislative Assembly, last Wednesday (6), for demonstrating against the approval of the bill authored by the government that authorizes the privatization of Sabesp. The proposal authored by the government, approved at the drop of a hat, was sanctioned this afternoon (8), after less than 48 hours.
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Hendryll Luiz, 22 years old, resident of São Bernardo, is a Petroleum Engineering student at the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp). Lucas Carvente, 26 years old, studying for a master’s degree in social sciences at Unifesp, is a teacher at the Beatriz Lopes State School, in the South Zone of São Paulo, and works on the basis of the state teachers’ union (Apeoesp).
Along with them, the president of the Popular Unity (UP), Vivian Mendes, and Ricardo Senese, an MLC activist, were detained, who were released after paying bail of one minimum wage each. However, everyone will still face legal action.
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The Military Police accuse them of criminal association and resisting arrest. The first of them, according to the defense, precisely to make it difficult to release, whether at the police station or at the Justice Forum. Lucas and Hendryll are also accused of assault, an argument used by the PM and the judge to maintain the arrest.
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