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Lula lashes out at his “farce” imprisonment; Judge strips him of presidential privileges

Friday, May 18th 2018 - 08:34 UTC
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Brazil's ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Thursday lashed out against his imprisonment for corruption but the government rejected his claim to have been victim of a “farce” and a judge stripped him of presidential privileges. In a column in French newspaper Le Monde, Lula called his conviction and 12 year sentence for graft “a judicial farce” and said that presidential elections would be unfair without his participation. Read full article


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    ALL the imprisoned crooks have privileges. Why not Lulla?

    May 18th, 2018 - 10:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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