How will the German Government react facing today’s Brazilian situation?

Flavio Aguiar How will the German Government react facing today’s Brazilian situation? Flavio Aguiar While visiting Brazil I got received the news (still to confirm) that the Brazilian Foreign Minister, Aloysio Nunes, intends to visit Germany. According to the information he would meet the German Vice-Chanceler, Sigmar Gabriel, from SPD, in Berlin. The German government … More How will the German Government react facing today’s Brazilian situation?

The Case for Lula

He Deserves a Fair Trial, Not Persecution Foreign Affairs By Geoffrey Robertson Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, known simply as Lula, remains one of Brazil’s most popular politicians. An uneducated lathe operator turned union leader, Lula helped found Brazil’s Workers’ Party, in 1980, before winning the presidency in both 2002 and 2008 with large majorities. … More The Case for Lula

Lula’s lawyers file complaint at the UN’s Human Rights Comittee against judicial abuses

Publicado em 28/07/2016 Lula vehemently denies the claims against him but is not opposed to be investigated in a fair and open manner. The UN Human Rights Committee has been asked to rule that Judge Moro and the “Car Wash” Federal Prosecutors have violated Lula’s rights to privacy, freedom from arbitrary arrest and right to … More Lula’s lawyers file complaint at the UN’s Human Rights Comittee against judicial abuses

Lula: Why they want to condemn me

Article published in the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper on October 18, 2016 Foto: Ricardo Stuckert During more than 40 years of public activity, my personal life was permanently investigated -by security agencies, by political opponents, by the press. When I fought for the freedom for workers to organize, I was arrested, condemned as a subversive by the infamous … More Lula: Why they want to condemn me

Brazil’s ex-president appeals to UN over abuses of power in corruption case

theguardian 26.feb.2017 Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva files a petition with the human rights committee Lawyers outline alleged violations by judge Sergio Moro Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has filed a petition with the UN human rights committee outlining alleged abuses of power in the corruption case he is embroiled in. At … More Brazil’s ex-president appeals to UN over abuses of power in corruption case

theguardian – Standing in solidarity with Brazil’s Lula

theguardian Standing in solidarity with Brazil’s Lula After the undemocratic removal of Dilma Rousseff as president of Brazil (Report, 24 December) via an illegitimate process that saw 62 senators overturn the votes of 54 million, there has been an unprecedented defamation campaign against former president Lula. This “trial by media” is an attempt to keep … More theguardian – Standing in solidarity with Brazil’s Lula

Libération interview: Lula says everybody should be allowed to live with dignity

Publicado em 13/07/2016 Lula campoaigning in 2002. Jarbas Oliveira. AFP Former Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, that the world’s biggest challenge will be to allow for the poorest countries to develop and grow applying new technologies to combat hunger and climate change. “I dream of technological advances which could allow us to produce … More Libération interview: Lula says everybody should be allowed to live with dignity