Lula appeals to the Electoral Court so that he is able to vote in October

Lula da Silva's hope

Lula da Silva's hope

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The former president is under arrest since April at the Federal Police Superintendency in Curitiba.

Godfather of Fernando Haddad's (PT) candidacy to the Presidency of the Republic, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva appealed to the TRE-PR (Regional Electoral Tribunal of Paraná) so that he is able to vote in the October election .

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