29/07/2016 13h58 - Updated 29/07/2016 15h57

Judges reject denounced Lula against Moro at the UN

the petition, Lula claims to be the victim of human rights violations due to the actions of Operation Lava Jato.
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The Association of Brazilian Magistrates (WITH), expressed, by note, rejection of the petition filed by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to the United Nations (HIM). Yesterday (28), former President presented the document to the organization of the Human Rights Committee.

the petition, Lula claims to be the victim of human rights violations due to the actions of Operation Lava jet and said chased by Federal Judge Sergio Moro, responsible for the operation in the first instance. Not text, Moro is also accused of abuse of power.

"The Association of Brazilian Magistrates (WITH) manifest rejection of the petition forwarded by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations Republic (HIM) in which denounces the judge Sergio Moro and prosecutors working in Operation Lava Jet for 'lack of impartiality' and 'abuse of power' ", diz da WITH note, published on the association's website.

For association, the international entity not "should be used to constrain the progress of any ongoing investigations in the country and, mainly, those that have as a priority the fight against corruption ".

The note also says that the country has oversight bodies, both internal and external, that accompany the work of magistrates and that one should not allow the use of other means to "try to inhibit the work" of public officials.

According to the institution, there is concern about what he called "maneuvers" to intimidate the work done by magistrates. "WITH A sua reiterates preocupação, externalized on several occasions, front maneuvers to intimidate the activity performed by Brazilian courts. Judge Sergio Moro is an example and has been a recurring subject of considerable pressure for his important role in Operation Lava Jato ", the text says.

The text also mentions the Senate bill on the Abuse of Authority Act, which must be voted on in August in the legislative house.

"For a CON, the text is a clear attempt to muzzle the Brazilian judiciary. Between the lines, the project provides a number of penalties to try to paralyze male and female judges, as well as prosecutors and police, by playing their office as required by law. such text, if already established in law, It never makes possible an investigative operation as the Lava Jato ". Not text, AMB also said that society needs to be aware that the project does not advance in Congress.

Source: Agency Brazil

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