By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Chief Justice in Brazil, Carmen Lúcia Rocha, said in a statement on Monday that the country lives ‘times of intolerance and intransigence’ and called upon the Brazilian people serenity and calmness.
Rocha’s statement comes two days before the country’s Supreme Court decides on whether to grant former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva a habeas corpus which would allow him to stay out of prison.
In her statement, Rocha says that without democracy, ‘there is no respect for law, nor hope for justice and ethics’.
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