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A supporter of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva holds up a mask of Da Silva outside the Federal Police headquarters where the former leader is imprisoned in Curitiba, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Da Silva's lawyers have begun legal procedures requesting his release from prison, following a Supreme Court decision late Thursday that a person can be imprisoned only after all appeals to higher courts have been exhausted. Da Silva has been detained since April 2018 after being convicted of corruption. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
November 08, 2019 - 3:19 pm
CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is set to walk out of a Curitiba prison, where he has been detained since April 2018, after a federal judge ordered his release on Friday. Hundreds of supporters have gathered outside the federal police building in...
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A supporter of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva holds up a mask of Da Silva outside the Federal Police headquarters where the former leader is imprisoned in Curitiba, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Da Silva's lawyers have begun legal procedures requesting his release from prison, following a Supreme Court decision late Thursday that a person can be imprisoned only after all appeals to higher courts have been exhausted. Da Silva has been detained since April 2018 after being convicted of corruption. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
November 08, 2019 - 3:07 pm
CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is set to walk out of a Curitiba prison, where he has been detained since April 2018, after a federal judge ordered his release on Friday. Hundreds of supporters have gathered outside the federal police building in...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 file photo, Presiding judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf of Somalia, third right, reads the court's verdict at the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague, Netherlands. The United Nations' highest court on Friday, Nov. 8 says it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine that alleges Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination by arming rebels in eastern Ukraine and reining in the rights of ethnic Tartars and other minorities following its annexation of the Crimea. The court's president, Abdulqawi Yusuf, says the ruling was limited to jurisdiction and does not address the merits of Ukraine's complaints in the case.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong, file)
November 08, 2019 - 11:35 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a legal victory for Kyiv, the United Nations' highest court ruled Friday that it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine alleging that Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. The decision by the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 file photo, Presiding judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf of Somalia, third right, reads the court's verdict at the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague, Netherlands. The United Nations' highest court on Friday, Nov. 8 says it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine that alleges Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination by arming rebels in eastern Ukraine and reining in the rights of ethnic Tartars and other minorities following its annexation of the Crimea. The court's president, Abdulqawi Yusuf, says the ruling was limited to jurisdiction and does not address the merits of Ukraine's complaints in the case.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong, file)
November 08, 2019 - 10:18 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court ruled Friday that it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine that alleges Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination following its annexation of Crimea by arming rebels in eastern Ukraine and...
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November 08, 2019 - 10:10 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court ruled Friday that it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine that alleges Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination following its annexation of Crimea by arming rebels in eastern Ukraine and...
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November 08, 2019 - 10:01 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court says it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine that alleges Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination by arming rebels in eastern Ukraine and reining in the rights of ethnic Tartars and other...
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Supporters of jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, celebrate a Supreme Court decision that may free Da Silva, outside Brazil's Supreme Court, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Brazil's top court has reached a narrow decision that could release almost 5,000 inmates that are still appealing their convictions, including Da Silva. The country's Supreme Court decided by 6 votes to 5 on Thursday that a person can only be jailed after all appeals to high courts have been exhausted. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
November 07, 2019 - 10:31 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court delivered a narrow decision Thursday night that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The court decided in a 6-5 vote that a person can be imprisoned only after all...
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Supporters of jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, celebrate a Supreme Court decision that may free Da Silva, outside Brazil's Supreme Court, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Brazil's top court has reached a narrow decision that could release almost 5,000 inmates that are still appealing their convictions, including Da Silva. The country's Supreme Court decided by 6 votes to 5 on Thursday that a person can only be jailed after all appeals to high courts have been exhausted. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
November 07, 2019 - 10:17 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court delivered a narrow decision Thursday night that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The court decided in a 6-5 vote that a person can be imprisoned only after all...
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Supporters of jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, celebrate a Supreme Court decision that may free Da Silva, outside Brazil's Supreme Court, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Brazil's top court has reached a narrow decision that could release almost 5,000 inmates that are still appealing their convictions, including Da Silva. The country's Supreme Court decided by 6 votes to 5 on Thursday that a person can only be jailed after all appeals to high courts have been exhausted. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
November 07, 2019 - 9:43 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court delivered a narrow decision Thursday night that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The court decided in a 6-5 vote that a person can be imprisoned only after all...
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A supporter holds a doll depicting jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, outside Brazil'sSupreme Court in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. The Supreme Court will resume debate over if it’s legal (as is done currently) to jail a person who fails to overturn their conviction in a higher court. The decision could affect cases like that of Da Silva. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
November 07, 2019 - 8:52 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday reached a narrow decision that could release almost 5,000 inmates who are still appealing their convictions, including jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The court decided in a 6-5 vote that a person can be imprisoned only after...
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