Lula is Free!
“Those who condemn me without proof know that I am innocent and I governed honestly. Those who persecute me can do what they want to me, but they will never imprison our dreams. An affectionate kiss from Lula.”
These words were written in a letter to his comrades by the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, just before handing himself over, on 5 April 2018, to begin a 12-year jail sentence. The charges against Lula were so plainly lacking in any legal credibility that they were roundly condemned by international legal experts of the highest integrity and standing…..more