Chief justice of Brazil’s TRF-4 appeals court rules to keep Lula in prison

Supporters of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hold a flag next to Federal police headquarters in Curitiba, Brazil, July 8, 2018. The flag reads: "Free Lula". REUTERS/Geraldo Bubniak

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should remain in prison, Carlos Eduardo Thompson Flores, chief justice of Brazil’s TRF-4 appeals court, ruled on Sunday, in an effort to settle a legal dispute over his possible release. Flores granted a prosecutor’s request seeking to end the legal uncertainty created by […]

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