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Isa Soares speaks with an arrested Bolsonaro supporter
03:09 - Source: CNN
Brasilia, Brazil CNN  — 

A man clenched his fist as he squeezed his upper body through the small window of a bus leaving the Brazilian Federal Police Headquarters in Brasilia on Tuesday.

“Victory will be ours,” he screamed. “This is our freedom!”

He is one of the more than 1,500 supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who were arrested after breaking into the nation’s Congress, Supreme Court and Presidential Palace this past Sunday – some armed with knives, axes and even grenades – in scenes reminiscent of the January 6 Capitol insurrection last year in the United States.

Many are now being released by authorities after processing by the Federal Police and will not face charges.

“Our flag will never be red,” he kept chanting, in reference to leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s Workers Party.

Next to him, fellow Bolsonaro supporter Wagner Lopes Loureiro was equally animated after spending two nights in jail. “Always! I will always continue to fight,” he said. “I cannot let this disgrace continue.”