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Brazil: Former President Lula Released From Prison

Eurasia Review Saturday, 9 November 2019 ()
A judge has ordered the release from jail of former President of Brazil Lula da Silva until his appeal process ends. Da Silva stands accused of corruption, though he and his supporters call the charges politically motivated.

On Friday, the judge accepted the request filed by the ex-president’s defense team, authorizing him...
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Release comes after Supreme Court ruling ended mandatory imprisonment of convicts after they lose their first appeal.

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