Brazil's leftist icon Lula walks free from jail

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks to supporters next to his girlfriend Rosangela da Silva, right, after leaving the Federal Police Headquarters, where he was serving a sentence for corruption and money laundering, in Curitiba, Parana State, Brazil, on Nov. 8, 2019. A judge in Brazil on Friday authorized the release of the ex-president after a Supreme Court ruling paved the way for thousands of convicts to be freed. (AFP/Carl de Souza)





Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (

comments powered by Disqus



Interested in knowing more about this story?

Click here