#EXCLUSIVE - Lula da Silva on FRANCE24: "I don't want a lighter sentence. I want my innocence"
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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 from the federal police headquarters in Curitiba, where he is imprisoned. Lula, who has already served a year and a half in jail for corruption, said he wants to "prove that the liars are the ones who have accused me". "I don’t want a lighter sentence, I want my innocence", the 74-year-old former leader told FRANCE 24’s Brazil correspondents.