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Brazil: Luis Inacio da Silva (“Lula”) and other trade unionists: Legal concern

Index Number: AMR 19/001/1981

Luis Inacio da Silva, known as “Lula”, the President of the São Bernardo and Diadema Metal Workers’ Union, and twelve other trade unionists were charged with offences under the Law of National Security in connection with a six week strike by metalworkers in São Paulo in 1980.

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