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Pro- and anti-Lula camps are vehement in their beliefs, but whose reasoning adds up?

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We break down pro- and anti-Lula arguments

As Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge has pointed out, Lula’s case in the Supreme Court is among “the most notorious and consequential trials” ever witnessed by the Brazilian Republic. The 11 justices will decide whether or not Brazil’s most popular leader – and the 2018 presidential election frontrunner – should go to jail.

The case – as is the case currently with any political topic – has greatly divided Brazilians. Pro- and anti-Lula demonstrations erupted across over 100 cities and four countries yesterday. Both sides want to put pressure on the justices, who have already proven over the years that they...

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