29 | 01 | 2020

Demonstrators protested yesterday (11) in front of Brazilian embassies and consulates, in squares, and on streets around the world to denounce the political persecution of Brazilian ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva by the country's court system and to call for his freedom.

Ravenna (Italy), The Hague (The Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium), London (United Kingdom), Montevideo (Uruguay), Oslo (Norway), Stockholm (Sweden), Barcelona (Spain), San Salvador (El Salvador), Bridgetown (Barbados), Santiago (Chile), Panama City (Panama), Bogotá (Colombia), Washington DC (USA), Lisbon (Portugal), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Caracas (Venezuela) are some of the locations where people took to the streets to protest against...

Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, got arrested months before his probable re-election in October.

Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, got arrested on April 7 for a conviction on corruption charges. He was expected to be re-elected in the elections of October as the candidate of the Workers' Party (PT).
 
Including the Communist Party of Brazil...

Representatives of Brazilian organizations in the left-wing coalition Frente Brasil Popular met yesterday (9) in Curitiba to plan new mobilizations around the country to support ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Around the world, the International Front of Brazilians Against the Coup is calling for protests against Lula’s imprisonment. Lula is being held at the Federal...

The Workers’ Party of Ireland stands in solidarity with democratic, progressive and revolutionary forces and workers’ organisations in Brazil protesting against the order for the arrest of former President Luís Inácio Lula da Silva and in defence of their rights against the onslaught unleashed by imperialism and the Brazilian capitalist class.

The seriousness of...

As pro-Lula protesters built a resistance camp outside the Federal Police office in Curitiba [capital city of Paraná state], where Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is being held, lawyers say they will continue their efforts to appeal his case and get his release. Jurists and social movements call supporters to keep fighting on the streets and in court to...

wfdy 148The unfortunate results for the Brazilian democracy took the process against the former President Dilma Rouseff, which culminated in 2016 with a parliamentary coup d’état and the establishment of a government unpopular and undemocratic, they opened a phase of intensification of a campaign against the left and their leaders in Brazil.

As part of this strategy, in July 2017, the...

venezuela escudoThe Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela expresses its heartfelt sympathy to comrade Lula Da Silva who has been subjected to the most grotesque injustice by the Brazilian right factors, which seek to prevent his imminent election as President of Brazil.

Once again, the retrograde and anti-democratic sectors of Brazil resort to judicial means to chase down progressive leaders and...

The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) sends its sincerest condolences to all progressive and democratic forces in Brazil on the murder of Rio de Janeiro city council member, Marielle Franco. The CPI is party to the grave concerns regarding the army’s involvement in the repression of the city’s residents, already suffering from poverty, crime and violence, which has collected yet...

Communists in Brazil vehemently condemn brutal murder of socialist Councilwoman Marielle Franco struggling for women's rights and against police brutality.

Councilwoman Marielle Franco from the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) and driver Anderson Pedro Gomes were assassinated on March 14 in Rio de Janeiro. Marielle Franco was known for the struggle for women’s rights and...

pcchileCP of Chile expresses solidarity with the people of Brazil and the Workers’ Party, condemning the court decision against Lula’s candidacy.

The decision of the regional court might prevent the candidacy of former president Lula da Silva in the presidential elections in October of this year.

In the statement, the CP of Chile stresses that the decision against former president Lula...

BrazilBRAZIL came to a virtual standstill yesterday as trade unionists halted public transport and closed down much of the economy in protest at coup-installed President Michel Temer’s anti-working class policies. Demonstrators blocked roads and scuffled with police in many cities, showing their anger over the Temer government’s attacks on workplace rights and pensions.

The president...

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