Sentences canceled, Lula can run again, perhaps as early as 2022 against President Jair Bolsonaro. The judge of the Supreme Court of Brazil, Edson Fachin, has invalidated all the convictions of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva who, therefore, recovers his political rights. According to reports from the Globo.com website, the judge ruled that the Paranà justice had no jurisdiction over the investigation into the so-called Operação Lava Jato for which Lula had been sentenced in 2018. The sentence prevented the former president from participating in the presidential elections. in which all the polls gave him a winner, and which then went to Jair Bolsonaro.
Judge Fachin overturned the convictions related to the Lula Institute case, the luxury apartment in Sao Paulo and the Aitibaia case. According to the ruling of the Supreme Court judge, these cases will now have to be investigated again by the Federal Court. In the meantime, however, Lula, who in November 2019 was released from prison after 19 months of detention, regains his political rights and could run again for the presidential elections against Bolsonaro in 2022.
“Supreme Judge Edson Fachin has decided to overturn all sentences against former Brazilian President Lula. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a symbol of hope, courage and honesty, will be able to participate in the next presidential elections in 2022! And once again” Lula Vale A Luta! ‘”. So on Facebook Beppe Grillo.
“The Supreme Court of Brazil overturns all convictions against Lula. Good news for democracy, justice, freedom”, writes Nicola Zingaretti on Facebook.