Brazil’s Supreme Court upholds annulment of prison sentences against Lula

The decision was taken by eight votes to three and supported the position of Judge Edson Fachin, who on March 8 had annulled the sentences against Lula.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Supreme Court on Thursday ratified the decision adopted by one of its judges, who annulled the sentences handed down in the first instance against former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who thus recovers all his political rights.

The decision was taken by eight votes to three and supported the position of Justice Edson Fachin, who on March 8 had annulled the sentences against Lula . . .

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