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Free Lula Samba at Brazil’s Carnival

Free Lula Samba at Brazil’s Carnival

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MIKE FOX: Brazilians are in the streets for Carnival. Millions across the country. And for many of them, it’s an act of resistance. Supporters of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have formed Free Lula Samba groups around the country, like this one in Florianopolis. They have been practicing for several weeks. They took to city streets over the weekend. VITOR SILVEIRA, FREE LULA SAMBA GROUP, SANTA CATARINA: We…

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Glover, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, met with Lula in March to express solidarity and support for his presidential candidacy.

Actor Danny Glover Joins Free Lula Occupiers in Brazil

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By Telesurtv.net — On Monday, Glover had breakfast with the family of Marielle Franco, the city-council member and LGBT activist murdered in Rio de Janeiro. During a trip to Brazil to show solidarity with popular movements and leaders, actor Danny Glover arrived in Curitiba where former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is currently imprisoned to join occupier protesters at the Free Lula Vigil. The trip comes after the actor, famous for his roles in films like ‘Lethal Weapon’ and for…

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