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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-04-05

Go to jail? Lula's verdict divides Brazil

This time, Lula seems to really be going to jail. Brazil's charismatic former president will only be able to exhaust appeals against corruption convictions from behind bars. Supporters of the Workers Party leader call the 6-5 decision by the court political, the destiny of the trade unionist mirroring the boom-to-bust story of Brazil over the past two decades. Did the favourite for the next presidential poll in October deserve it? Was justice blind?

Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Tatiana REITER, and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Paulo SOTERO

Director of Brazil Institute, Wilson Center

Gabriela PELLEGRINO SOARES

Professor of History, University of São Paulo

Alfredo SAAD-FILHO

Professor of Political Economy, SOAS University of London

Daniel LANSBERG-RODRIGUEZ

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

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