14 | 07 | 2020

As pro-Lula protesters built a resistance camp outside the Federal Police office in Curitiba [capital city of Paraná state], where Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is being held, lawyers say they will continue their efforts to appeal his case and get his release. Jurists and social movements call supporters to keep fighting on the streets and in court to show their support for the ex-president.

“The legal approach now is to fight for president Lula’s release by filing habeas corpus petitions. The defense has already filed two, one with the STJ [Superior Court of Justice] and one with the STF [Supreme Federal Court]. "These requests can only be granted if solidarity and mobilization...

wfdy 148The unfortunate results for the Brazilian democracy took the process against the former President Dilma Rouseff, which culminated in 2016 with a parliamentary coup d’état and the establishment of a government unpopular and undemocratic, they opened a phase of intensification of a campaign against the left and their leaders in Brazil.

As part of this strategy, in July 2017, the...

venezuela escudoThe Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela expresses its heartfelt sympathy to comrade Lula Da Silva who has been subjected to the most grotesque injustice by the Brazilian right factors, which seek to prevent his imminent election as President of Brazil.

Once again, the retrograde and anti-democratic sectors of Brazil resort to judicial means to chase down progressive leaders and...

The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) sends its sincerest condolences to all progressive and democratic forces in Brazil on the murder of Rio de Janeiro city council member, Marielle Franco. The CPI is party to the grave concerns regarding the army’s involvement in the repression of the city’s residents, already suffering from poverty, crime and violence, which has collected yet...

Communists in Brazil vehemently condemn brutal murder of socialist Councilwoman Marielle Franco struggling for women's rights and against police brutality.

Councilwoman Marielle Franco from the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) and driver Anderson Pedro Gomes were assassinated on March 14 in Rio de Janeiro. Marielle Franco was known for the struggle for women’s rights and...

pcchileCP of Chile expresses solidarity with the people of Brazil and the Workers’ Party, condemning the court decision against Lula’s candidacy.

The decision of the regional court might prevent the candidacy of former president Lula da Silva in the presidential elections in October of this year.

In the statement, the CP of Chile stresses that the decision against former president Lula...

BrazilBRAZIL came to a virtual standstill yesterday as trade unionists halted public transport and closed down much of the economy in protest at coup-installed President Michel Temer’s anti-working class policies. Demonstrators blocked roads and scuffled with police in many cities, showing their anger over the Temer government’s attacks on workplace rights and pensions.

The president...

friedenstaubeThe 2016 Assembly of the World Peace Council held from November 18-19 in São Luís and hosted by the Brazilian Center for Solidarity of the Peoples and Struggle for Peace (CEBRAPAZ) concluded with the adoption of the following documents.

Introduction

1. The World Peace Council honorably holds its 2016 Assembly in Latin American territory. Following the parliamentary, judicial...

CubaThe Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba strongly rejects the parliamentary and judicial coup d’état perpetrated against President Dilma Rousseff.

The Government’s estrangement from the President, without presenting any evidence of corruption or crimes of responsibility against her, as well as from the Workers’ Party (PT) and other left-wing allied political...

Republic of CubaThe Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba strongly rejects the parliamentary and judicial coup d’état perpetrated against President Dilma Rousseff.

The Government’s estrangement from the President, without presenting any evidence of corruption or crimes of responsibility against her, as well as from the Workers’ Party (PT) and other left-wing allied political...

Dilma Rousseff. Foto: Lula Marques/AgenciaPT (CC-Attribution 3.0 Brazil)Dilma Rousseff. Foto: Lula Marques/AgenciaPT (CC-Attribution 3.0 Brazil)The president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff, was on Monday (29) in the Brazilian Senate for more than 14 hours, personally defending herself from a supposed crime of responsibility. In her opening speech, she denied the crimes alleged against her and declared, “I would never attempt against what I believe in or practice actions that went counter to the interests of those who have elected...

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