Celso Amorim

Celso Amorim

Celso Amorim served as Brazil's Minister of Foreign Affairs (2003-2010, Lula da Silva's government) and Minister of Defense (2011-2015, Dilma Rousseff's government).

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A supporter of the former Brazilian president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva holds a flag during a national strike protest called by unions and students against the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's pension reform in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 14, 2019. (Photo: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, September 23, 2019
Five Hundred Days of Injustice: On the Imprisonment of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
On April 7th last year, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was arrested in a São Paulo suburb and taken to Federal Police offices in the southern town of Curitiba. It was the culmination of a campaign, waged jointly by the mainstream media and part of the judiciary, that had begun...
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This attack reached a second milestone on 1 September 2018, when former President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, a favourite in Brazilian presidential election polling for the elections on 7 and 28 October, was disqualified from running for office. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
A Warning Regarding the Blow to Brazilian Democracy and Its Global Consequences
The following is an open statement warning against the possible election in Brazil of "a fascist, racist, chauvinist and homophobic candidate, one who calls for violence and armed repression." The statement was first published Spanish in El Diario and in English at Open Democracy . President Dilma...
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