Bulletin 544 – People’s Committee in Defense of Lula and Democracy
Straight from Curitiba – 8/17/2019 – 498 days of resistance – 6:40 PM
1. “Where are the nationalist military officers?” This question was made by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva during an interview with journalist Bob Fernandes on TVE Bahia, while commenting about the handover of national wealth and state companies to foreigners by the right wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro. During the conversation, Lula reaffirmed his commitment to defense of national sovereignty and criticized the selling out of Bolsonaro and his submission to the United States. Read more: https://pt.org.br/onde-estao-os-militares-nacionalistas-questiona-lula-em-entrevista/
2. On this Saturday, August 17th, the Lula Livre Vigil received a group of people from the Perseu Abramo Foundation. Representing the Foundation during the traditional “good morning President Lula,” shout, comrade Dulce said that political formation and information are the best tools to fight the lies spread against Lula, and strengthen the fight for his freedom. Watch video here: https://bit.ly/33DklkI
3. Later in the afternoon, the Vigil was visited by women who participated in the 1st March of Indigenous Women and the March of the Margaridas, two movements which united in Brasilia on August 13th and 14th, in the struggle for a sovereign, democratic, fair, egalitarian and violence free Brazil. Maria Flor Guerreria, who participated in both marches, said before leading the “good afternoon President Lula,” shout, that the struggle for freedom for Lula is happening because he is innocent and because he “represents the force of all of us together.” Watch video here: https://bit.ly/2z5zYTX
3. After the “good afternoon” shout to Lula, the Vice President of the Paraná state PC do B Party, Elton Barz, participated in a conversation circle about the history of Curitiba and its social movements.