Former President Lula is about to be judged today,april 04.

A high court judge in Brazil is about to make a decision about former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to block his arrest for a graft conviction or to Arrest him definitely, The tension in Brazil is increasing and many Lulas supporters are expected today in the capital, in the other side Brazilian army leader has also said in the social media that they are following the decision of the high court. Noone realy knows what can happen today in the capital.Signs of the disorders seems to be a fact that will happen.

Lula’s Worker’s party says the conviction was politically motivated to prevent the former president, who is still very popular with poorer Brazilians, from running again in October. The case was part of Brazil’s “Car Wash”(lava jato) investigation that has jailed dozens of top executives and politicians.

“I did not accept the military dictatorship and I will not accept this dictatorship of the prosecutors,” Lula said on Monday night to a crowd in Rio de Janeiro.

Anti-Lula protests are planned across Brazil , organised by groups that led demonstrations for the 2016 impeachment of Lula’s successor, Dilma Rousseff, which brought in President Michel Temer’s rightwing government.

Pro-Lula demonstrations and protests against is prision by unions and social movements are planned in the capital, Brasilia, today.
The Pro- Lula movement says that there are no enough proof for this much movement to split the country apart.


Fabiana Ceyhan

Jornalista por formação, Professora de Inglês (TEFL, Teaching English as a Foreigner Language). Estudou Media Studies na Goldsmiths University Of London e tem vasta experiência como Jornalista da área internacional, tradutora e professora de Inglês. Poliglota, já acompanhou a visita de vários presidentes estrangeiros ao Brasil. Morou e trabalhou 15 anos fora do país.