Tuesday 24th September – Join our event at the Labour Party Conference 2019!
FEATURING: Shadow Justice Secretary, Richard Burgon MP // Helen Goodman MP, Shadow Foreign and Commonwealth Office Team // Tereza Campello, former Brazilian Minister for Social Development & the Fight Against Hunger // Tony Burke, Unite the Union (Chair) // PLUS MORE TBA
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International union Workers Uniting have published a powerful statement calling for EU-Mercosur trade deals to be halted until political prisoner Lula da Silva is freed. Read the full statement here. (1/7/19)
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MPs, academics, trade unionist and other figures are calling for Lula’s freedom following the revelations made by the Intercept, which show his arrest and jailing was politically motivated with the aim of stopping the Workers’ Party in the 2018 election. (30/6/19)
Continue reading “Letter – Lula’s jailing a blatant abuse of the justice system”
Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who was the convicting judge, was biased. (26/6/19)
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The revelations uncovered about the case against former Brazilian President Lula da Silva, jailed in April last year, vindicate a year of campaigning for his freedom. (14/6/19)
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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was the subject of a plot to keep him in jail and stop him winning the 2018 presidential election, according to leaked documents. (11/6/19)
Continue reading “Brazilian Justice Minister plotted against Lula to prevent election victory – Morning Star”
Former Brazilian president Lula was once termed the most popular politician on earth by Barack Obama. Now, he is a political prisoner in jail in Brazil, which has a far-right President who has said he hopes he rots there, writes Matthew Willgress, Brazil Solidarity Initiative (26/4/19).
Continue reading “Leading Labour Voices Say Free Lula”