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Tag: Lula free

  • Saturday, November 9th 2019 - 10:59 UTC

    Hundreds cheer Lula da Silva as he walks from jail a free man

    Lula wearing a black T-shirt and suit jacket, pumped his fist in the air as he exited the federal police HQ in Curitiba and was mobbed by hundreds of supporters

    Brazil's icon Lula da Silva walked free from jail on Friday after a year and a half behind bars for corruption following a court ruling that could release thousands of convicts. The former president, wearing a black T-shirt and suit jacket, pumped his fist in the air as he exited the federal police headquarters in the southern city of Curitiba and was quickly mobbed by hundreds of supporters and journalists.