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Brazil Supreme Court justices weigh appeals to free Lula


FILE PHOTO: Supporters of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva during a protest against the Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro in front the Justice Ministry headquarters in Brasilia, Brazil June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday was considering two appeals by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is seeking release based on claims the judge who convicted him was not impartial.

The leftist Lula was Brazil’s leader from 2003-2010 and left office with an 87% approval rating. But the Workers Party ...


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