Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has criticized the announcement of the social networking site "Facebook" that it had removed dozens of pages linked to Bolsonaro's offices and sons. In a weekly interview broadcast on "Facebook," Bolsonaro complained about what he described as "persecution."\r\n\r\nHe noted that closing pages of Facebook around the world is popular.\r\nThe Brazilian president protested the decision of Facebook in this regard.\u00a0He asked : "Why is this persecution?".\r\n\r\nHe added that the "left" in Brazil appears to be "pretending to be moral and\r\npromoter of the truth.\r\n\r\nBolsonaro said closing accounts on social media is in the interest of a major television channel, noting in this regard that "destroying and reducing the extent of social media will lead people to pay more attention to television."\r\n\r\nThe Brazilian president described what happened as unfortunate, stressing the need "not to lose freedom of the press," adding that "this is what made me president."\r\n\r\nFacebook had announced earlier, that it had removed a network of pages and described it as "misleading", linked to the Brazilian president and former adviser to US President Donald Trump.\r\n\r\nThe company has accused those pages associated with Bolsonaro of having "unrealistic, coordinated behavior", with the aim of influencing the elections and discrediting Bolsonaro's opponents, and of supporting his interpretation of the Corona virus, which he previously described as a "small flu."\r\n\r\nOn the other hand, The number of the Coronavirus victims around the world has exceeded 550,000, while the number of people infected since the start of the pandemic has exceeded 12 million across the world.\r\n\r\nThe United States of America (USA) tops the list of the worst affected countries, with more than 132,000 deaths and 3 million 50 thousand injuries so far.\r\n\r\nIn Brazil, the Coronavirus has claimed the lives of 70,000 people since the outbreak began, while health authorities have recorded more than 1.7 million infections there.