Free Lula

Adverse judgment against Brazil’s ex-president was fundamentally based on the testimony of one plea-bargaining executive

Trial court judge convicted Brazil’s ex-president for graft and money laundering; defense to appeal decision

2018 saw the conviction and incarceration of former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva who was posed to run in October 2018 elections

Celebration in solidarity with former Brazilian president included performances, interfaith rally, and communal dinner

Dias Toffoli struck down a ruling by his colleague Marco Aurélio Mello ordering the release all prisoners jailed before exhausting all remedies. Mello responded that only a full court could overturn his decision

Justice ruled in favor of petition filed by Communist Party of Brazil to release prisoners whose case is pending appeal

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