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Peasants arrive in Brasília to make sure Lula is registered as presidential candidate

After marching more than 30 miles, the three Free Lula March columns finally meet in Brasília

After marching more than 50 kilometers (more than 30 miles), the nearly 5,000 activists from people’s movements taking part in the Free Lula March are finally coming together this Tuesday in the central area of Brasília, known as the Pilot Plan.

For Lula’s freedom, activists start hunger strike and demand justice from Brazil’s Supreme Court

“Community fasts, solidarity actions, days of demonstration and mobilization wherever we are,” a striker claims.

Six activists from people’s movements will start an indefinite hunger strike at 4pm local time this Tuesday outside Brazil’s Supreme Court building in Brasília. The sit-down aims to demand justice in the country’s judicial system and freedom for ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

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