One Year on from the Coup in Brazil, Injustice Continues – Chris Williamson MP

IT’S been a year since Brazil’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff of the Brazilian Workers Party (PT), was removed from office. (7/9/17)

The mechanism used to remove her was devious, undemocratic and tantamount to a parliamentary coup that enabled the right-wing opposition, which had been defeated at the ballot box, to install Michel Temer as president on a new, right-wing programme. Continue reading “One Year on from the Coup in Brazil, Injustice Continues – Chris Williamson MP”

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Statement from lawyers to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

12 July 2017, São Paulo

Cristiano Zanin Martins and Valeska Teixeira Zanin Martins of Teixeira Martins Advogados (Lula’s lawyers) said: 

President Lula is innocent. For over three years, Lula has been subject to a politically motivated investigation. No credible evidence of guilt has been produced, and overwhelming proof of his innocence blatantly ignored. This politically motivated judgement attacks Brazil’s rule of law, democracy and Lula’s basic human rights.  It is of immense concern to the Brazilian people and to the international community. Continue reading “Statement from lawyers to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva”

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