Lula is Free

Curitiba Judge Danilo Perreira Jr. ordered his release after Lula’s defense lawyer Cristiano Zanin met with him this Friday afternoon and submitted a request for immediate release. “Lula has not committed any crime and is a victim of the law, which, in the case of the former president, is the strategic use of the law for the purpose of political persecution,” emphasized his lawyers.

Journal of People

teleSUR | November 08, 2019

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva delivers a speech after being released from prison, in Curitiba, Brazil November 8, 2019. Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva delivers a speech after being released from prison, in Curitiba, Brazil November 8, 2019. | Photo: Reuters

Lula was detained for 580 days, the result of a judicial process riddled with irregularities.

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was released on Friday, one day after Brazil’s Supreme Court decided to end the mandatory imprisonment of convicted criminals after they lose their first appeal.

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