Parliamentarians, trade unionists, journalists, academics, activists and campaigners join the world-wide movement calling for former Brazilian President Lula da Silva’s freedom. (11/04/19)
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TONY BURKE calls for a sustained campaign to secure an immediate release of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison (8/4/19)
Last year, on April 7, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was jailed for “indeterminate acts” of corruption while millions across Brazil were gearing up for the most important presidential election in a generation.
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Sunday, April 7th 2019, marks one year since the jailing of former Brazilian president Lula da Silva for carrying out ‘indeterminate acts of corruption.’
At the time, Lula led every single presidential poll but he was subsequently barred from the political process. The UN Human Rights Committee declared that Lula must be allowed to stand, but this was ignored, and the doors were opened for Bolsonaro and the far-right to take power.
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Opposing Bolsonaro’s attacks on human rights — Free Lula – Remembering Marielle Franco
Thu, 28 March 2019, 18:30 – 20:30, Hamilton House, 4 Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BB
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As we approach 100 days of Brazil’s new far-right presidency, this meeting will look at the growing threat posed to Brazilians resisting Bolsonaro and defending democracy, human rights and social progress.
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Click here, enter your postcode and take 20 seconds to ask your MP to speak up on Brazil and sign Early Day Motion 1854.
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In October, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil, beating the left’s candidate, Fernando Haddad, in a result which sent shockwaves around Latin America and globally. (25/11/18)
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Emily Thornberry slammed the “politics of hatred” represented by Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro at the launch of the Brazil Solidarity Initiative on Tuesday night. (21/11/18)
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