Eight of the 11 judges at the Federal Supreme Court decided to annul Lula’s sentences from the Lava Jato operation
Minister Cármen Lúcia changed her vote from 2018 and flipped the ruling against the former judge Sérgio Moro
The future of cases against the former president will be decided in Brasilia in the Supreme Court and in two Federal courts
In this episode, we look at global International Women’s Day celebrations as well as the recent ruling that overturned the convictions against former Brazilian president Lula da Silva.
Daniel Giovanaz, reporter with Brasil de Fato, talks to Peoples Dispatch about the overturning of all convictions in former Brazilian president Lula da Silva’s case.
We take a look at the strike by Santiago Subway workers in Chile, the deaths of over 12 minors during a military operation in Colombia, congressional approval of the 1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief bill in the US, an appeal by low income and poor countries to WTO to waive vaccine patents, and the annulment of the criminal convictions against Brazil’s former progressive president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
In a press conference held at the headquarters of the Metalworkers Union, the former president criticized Bolsonaro, “Brazil does not belong to him or the militia members”
On Monday March 8, Minister Edson Fachin declared the incompetence of the Federal Justice of Parana in the triplex, Atibaia, and Lula institute cases
Ecuador’s presidential candidate Yaku Pérez supported coups in Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. His US-backed party Pachakutik and supposedly “left-wing” environmentalist campaign is being promoted by right-wing corporate lobbyists.
Solidarity actions will be taken around the world by anti-imperialist groups to demand an “end to the inhuman conditions” on International Human Rights Day
Non-Bolsonaro aligned right elected most mayors in country’s capitals; 11 of 13 tickets supported by him failed
Ahead of and during the extradition hearings for Julian Assange, political leaders, activists, journalists and lawyers across the world have condemned the prosecution and demanded the dropping of charges