Lower House Committee rejects charges against Brazilian president Temer

President Michel Temer during a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil July 13, 2017.

Welcome to reality: after a nine-years-sentence against Brazilian ex-president Lula, who was a union leader with a great support amongst the majority of Brazilian population, now comes the news that  the Constitutional Justice Committee of Brazil’s Lower House rejected charges against former president Michel Temer, related to Odebrecht file.

The Lower House Committee has rejected by 40 votes to 25, with one abstention, the attorney general´s request for corruption charges to be brought against President Michel Temer.

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Brazil’s Social Movements are defending Lula’s innocence

The Brazilian Workers Party (PT) denounced that Lula is a victim of political persecution

Several rallies are takimg place in different Brazilian cities following the sentencing of the nation’s former President Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva.

Sergio Moro, the lead judge sentenced Lula to nine and a half years in jail. But his lawyers say he is innocent and accuse Moro of being politically motivated.

It is not casual that this decision is coming when president Michel Temer is facing an impeachment and Lula´s popular support is undeniable.

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