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Brazil judge temporarily frees jailed ex-President Lula after brother's death

Brazil judge temporarily frees jailed ex-President Lula after brother's death
FILE PHOTO: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attends a protest in front of the metallurgic trade union in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil April 7, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto/File Photo   -   Copyright  STRINGER(Reuters)
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s supreme court chief justice on Wednesday granted jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva temporary leave from prison to visit the body of his recently deceased brother at a military base in Sao Paulo state.

(Reporting by Ricardo Brito; Editing by Christian Plumb and Chizu Nomiyama)

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