The jailing of Lula da Silva in April 2018 was politically motivated. It was a coup that paved the way for Bolsonaro’s victory in Brazil’s Presidential election on Sunday 28 October 2018.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was officially nominated as the Workers Party (PT) candidate for the forthcoming Presidential election in Brazil at the party’s national convention held on Saturday 4 August.
On 3 July the National Court of Justice of Ecuador ordered the preventive detention of the country’s former President Rafeal Correa and requested that he is extradited from Belgium where he is currently living.
** The gender pay gap needs closing, as well as measuring
** Oppose Israel’s killing of Palestinian protestors
** Lula jailed to stop his re-election as President