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BRAZIL | Court Frees Lula, Dilma, of Illicit Financing charges

A federal judge has acquitted former presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of the charge of association to commit crimes. Brazil's Federal Justice Wednesday acquitted former leftist presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of accusations of being part of a criminal organization whose purpose was to divert public funds to the Workers' Party (PT).​​​​​

'Leave Venezuela Alone': Brazil's Lula Tells Trump in Interview

In an interview aired Tuesday from the Federal Prison in Curitiba, Brazil, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva commented on the behaviour of right-wing governments and recommended to the United States President Donald Trump that he takes care of his own country and leave Venezuela in peace.

BRAZIL | Court Ruling Might Lead to Lula's Freedom

Supreme Court Justice Marco Aurelio Mello granted Wednesday a preliminary injunction to release people convicted in a second instance who still have appeals pending. This decision may lead to the release of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was arrested after being convicted in the Lava-Jato corruption case by a Federal Regional Court.

UN Committee VP: Decision on Lula's Politcal Rights is "Legally Binding"

Sarah Cleveland, vice-president of the UN Human Rights Commission, has condemned statements made by Brazilian officials following the UN's determination that the state should “take all necessary measures” to allow Brazilian presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to “exercise his political rights” as a candidate in the October presidential elections.

BRAZIL | Who Is Judge Sergio Moro? Lula's Jailer With No Proof

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged, interrogated, convicted and sentenced to over 12 years in prison by Judge Sergio Moro without a shred of evidence. So who exactly is this judicial maverick who's consistently denied higher court rulings favoring Lula's defence team?
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