Brazil’s Lula convicted to keep him from 2018 election, says report

Brazil’s Lula convicted to keep him from 2018 election, says report

Brazil’s justice minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported. Justice Minister Sergio Moro was the anti-corruption judge who handed Lula his first conviction in 2017, preventing him from running in a presidential election.

KCooper
KCooper
Bodhi star
Bodhi star 9 months

Wow! Now that’s a real “ witch hunt.” Free Lula !

Star Alien
Star Alien 9 months

The world's most prominent political prisoner.

Hannibal
Hannibal 9 months

Anyone with a working knowledge of Petrobras knows how wide that net of corruption stretches. Lula undoubtedly was taking kickbacks. Was his prosecution politically-motivated? Probably, but Lula was riding roughshod over his own opponents for a decade.

Blake Hobba
Blake Hobba 9 months

This should be on the front page pf every paper.

Stephen Fischer
Stephen Fischer 9 months

Corrupt anti-PT forces exposed!

Emperor Tito
Emperor Tito 9 months

The left is in the process of feigning outrage about this to boost their social credit score while attempting to do the same thing to Donald trump. They do not care for justice. They do not have standards. They only want power. That is their singular motivation.

Havoc44
Havoc44 9 months

was he or was he not guilty though? that's the real question.

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