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Montevideo, November 19th 2018 - 13:56 UTC

Tag: Lula's sentence

  • Thursday, April 5th 2018 - 09:16 UTC

    Supreme Court rejects Lula's petition: must start prison term

    By 6 votes to 5, the court gave its negative verdict to the habeas corpus presented by the defense, which argued that Lula should not yet comply with the sentence

    The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil (STF) decided to reject the judicial appeal filed by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to appeal while in freedom to a sentence for corruption that remains pending, so the former president should enter the prison and begin compliance of the sentence.