Supporters of Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (C) carry him on their shoulders in Sao Bernardo do Campo. Photo: EPA-EFE

Brazil’s freed leftist leader Lula da Silva rallies thousands of supporters at metalworkers’ union

  • Lula was mobbed when he arrived at the union in Sao Bernardo do Campo, near Brazil’s biggest city of Sao Paulo
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Supporters of Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (C) carry him on their shoulders in Sao Bernardo do Campo. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is received by a crowd of supporters as he leaves the Federal Police building in Curitiba. Photo: Agencia Estado via Xinhua

Brazil ex-president Lula da Silva released from prison after controversial court ruling

  • Supreme Court decision paves way for release of thousands of convicts
  • Mobbed by supporters, Lula vows to ‘continue fighting’ for ordinary Brazilians
Topic |   Brazil

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is received by a crowd of supporters as he leaves the Federal Police building in Curitiba. Photo: Agencia Estado via Xinhua
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