Arrested 500 days ago, Lula feels to turn the tide in his favor

Former president was reinvigorated by the revelations, Vaza Jato reports, Sergio Moro's bias and illegalities committed by the prosecution team. And with the Supreme Court's recent decision to veto his trip to an ordinary prison. Now he guarantees that he just wants to get out of jail fully innocent and "to do a lot of politics".

Lula da Silva was convicted in the first, second and third instances of possession of a triple apartment in Guarujá and arrested by Judge Sergio Moro in April of 2018, six months before the polls he led. He saw his successor, Fernando Haddad, lose to far-right representative Jair Bolsonaro on second round. And he learned about the death of one of his best friends, lawyer Sigmaringa Seixas, his older brother Vavá, and the seven-year-old grandson Arthur, confined to the cell of the Curitiba superintendency, where he has been detained for exactly 500 days. From June of this year, however, the tide turned in favor of the president of Brazil from 2003 to 2010.

It was during that month that The Intercept Brasilbegan publishing reports - later in collaboration with Folha de S. Paulo newspaper, Veja magazine and the Brazilian edition of the Spanish El País - denouncing the partiality of Moro, meanwhile appointed minister of justice by Bolsonaro in conducting the process that convicted him of corruption. Reports that have been demonstrating, in dribs and drabs in the press, still unlawful or objectionable acts of the Lava Jato's team of prosecutors, namely its boss Deltan Dallagnol.

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