Brazil’s ex-president appeals to UN over abuses of power in corruption case

Author(s): Agence France-Presse in London| Date: July 28, 2016 | Language: English
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Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has filed a petition with the UN human rights committee outlining alleged abuses of power in the corruption case he is embroiled in.

At a press conference in London, his Brazilian and British lawyers said they had just returned from the United Nations in Geneva where they had lodged the petition.

The dossier outlined alleged violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and alleged abuses of power by judge Sergio Moro.


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