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Brazil judge authorises Lula's release from jail

News Summed Up 2019-11-08 05:30:00

Late Thursday, the Supreme Court overturned a rule requiring convicted criminals to go to jail after losing their first appeal. By AFPMore by this AuthorCuritiba, Brazil,A judge in Brazil on Friday authorised the release of jailed ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, after a Supreme Court ruling paved the way for thousands of convicts to be freed. Late Thursday, the Supreme Court overturned a rule requiring convicted criminals to go to jail after losing their first appeal. Lula's girlfriend, Rosangela da Silva, tweeted after the Supreme Court announced its decision. That could change, however, if the Supreme Court were to decide in a separate case that Moro had been biased.


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