High-profile world leaders who have been sent to jail
The former president of Brazil, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, is the latest politician to be given a prison sentence
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After having requests for habeas corpus denied by the Brazilian Supreme Court, the former Brazilian president, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, was sentenced to prison under charges of passive corruption and money laundering.
Click here to find out which other political leaders from around the world have also spent time behind bars.
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CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
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