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Lawyers of jailed Brazilian ex-president request his release

Seattle Times Friday, 8 November 2019 ()
CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Lawyers for Brazil’s former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have begun legal procedures requesting his release from prison. Da Silva’s defense team filed the request Friday in a court in Curitiba, where the former leader has been detained since April 2018 after being convicted of corruption. The move follows a […]
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Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva emerged from prison on Friday and met a crowd of cheering supporters, after a federal judge ordered his release following a landmark Supreme Court decision. Freddie Joyner has more.

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