Brazil: President-Elect Lula Should Prioritize Human Rights
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Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva votes in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo state, in the presidential runoff on October 30, 2022.
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Brazil’s President-Elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should prioritize the protection of human rights and reverse the serious setbacks during the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro.
Former president Lula, as he is known in Brazil, was elected president with 50.9 percent of the vote in the October 30, 2022 runoff election, while President Bolsonaro received 49.1 percent, Superior Electoral Court data show. The narrow margin is equal to 2.1 million votes, while abstention fell from 21.3 percent in 2018 to 20.6 percent in …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch