Lula da Silva

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Defending democracy in Brazil means demanding Lula da Silva’s freedom

Lucia Ortiz
| 31st May 2018
Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva - Brazil’s former president - has been imprisoned for corruption. International legal experts have condemned Lula’s incarceration as unlawful and unconstitutional. LUCIA ORTIZ from Friends of the Earth Brazil argues the corruption claims are trumped up as part of a right wing attack on human rights and grassroots movements

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