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Brazil's Supreme Court will rule on Lula's presidential candidacy in September

Tuesday, August 28th 2018 - 07:32 UTC
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Brazil’s Supreme Court will weigh in September an appeal by jailed former president Lula da Silva to be set free so he can join the presidential campaign already under way, a court spokesperson said on Monday. Read full article

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  • golfcronie

    Brazilians are indoctrinated or dumb, you decide.

    Aug 28th, 2018 - 08:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    REF: “Brazil’s Supreme Court will weigh in September an appeal by jailed former president Lula da Silva to be set free so he can join the presidential campaign already under way”:

    ANY doubt about what the verdict is MOST likely to be?

    https://www.otempo.com.br/image/contentid/policy:1.2019617:1535236981/CHARGE%20O%20TEMPO.JPG?f=3x2&w=620&$p$f$w=ac4ac92

    Aug 28th, 2018 - 10:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    If there is any honesty or justice in Brazil he will be told to stay where he is. In jail. How can convicted, long-term criminal be allowed to stand for any office?

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 09:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    “The precautionary measures issued are not recommendations, they are legally binding,” according to the UN Human Rights Commission.
    Sarah Cleveland, vice-president of the UN Human Rights Commission, has condemned statements made by Brazilian officials following the UN's determination that the state should “take all necessary measures” to allow Brazilian presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to “exercise his political rights” as a candidate in the October presidential elections
    Speaking in an interview with swissinfo.ch Cleveland said the measures put forward by the Committee are “legally binding.”
    “The precautionary measures issued are not recommendations, they are legally binding and impose an international legal obligation on Brazil to fulfill them,” she said.
    Cleveland went on to say that the Geneva-based commission ”has no interest in the results of the elections, only in the right of everyone to participate.”
    But warned that “failure to comply with the precautionary measures would mean that Brazil would be violating” international treaties to which it is a signatory.
    The UN Human Rights Commission issued the decision on August 17,

    Aug 31st, 2018 - 12:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    @golfcronie & @Conqueror

    I'm thoroughly impressed by your confidence, trust, AND respect towards the Brazilian Masses & fairness of the Brazilian Systems [judiciary & the Others].
    REF:
    http://www.chargeonline.com.br/php/charges/AUTO_sinovaldo.jpg

    Aug 31st, 2018 - 12:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    chronic i.e pathological
    “Brazilians are indoctrinated or dumb” Thank you for your most revealing comments One, that you are a racist. Two, that you have engaged in the fallacy of an “and or” argument. The fact that you endorse the Manchurian Candidate speaks volumes about your limited intelligence, Duh.

    Aug 31st, 2018 - 01:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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