Operation Car Wash
Lula’s first speech after release: gratitude to supporters and plans to tour Brazil

“I leave here at age 74 and my heart only has room for love. Love will win in this country,” the ex-president said

Brazil’s ex-president Lula freed after 580 days in prison

Court released him Friday after top court ruled that a person can be incarcerated only after exhausting all remedies

Brazil’s Supreme Court ruling could free Lula

In a 6-5 vote, Brazil’s top court ruled that people cannot be imprisoned until they have exhausted all legal remedies

Lula: “You have no idea how much drive I have to fight”

Ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva spoke with Brasil de Fato about his political imprisonment and the situation in the country

Exclusive | Lula: “The Supreme Court will decide whether to follow the Constitution”

Brasil de Fato interviewed ex-president today while the Supreme Court debates a ruling that could lead to his release

I will not trade my dignity for my freedom, says Lula

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva refused any relaxation in his conditions of imprisonment and said he would only accept the quashing of the verdict against him and his release

In a 10-1 vote, Supreme Court stays Brazil’s Lula transfer to São Paulo

Decision to transfer ex-president was about “shifting focus,” a jurist told Brasil de Fato: “Lula should be released”

CAR WASH EXPOSED How Brazil’s elite conspired to put Lula in jail

The exposé also reveals how one of the driving forces of the Car Wash task force was to prevent a return of Lula’s Workers’ Party (PT) to power.

Reports confirm political bias behind legal persecution of Lula

The reports released by The Intercept on Sunday confirm the suspicion held by many that the incarceration and silencing of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva had deep political motivations

Brazil court upholds Lula conviction, reduces sentence

Lawyers call for acquittal of Brazil’s ex-president and claim the superior court did not judge the merits of the case

A day of struggle for Lula’s freedom: 16 Brazilian capitals and 17 countries

Thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil and the world demanding justice for the ex-president

Do you know why Lula is in prison?

Learn more details about the process that brought the greatest people’s leader in Brazil’s recent history to prison

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