Jose Dirceu

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Protesters mock to hang a dummy representing Jose Dirceu, former... News PhotoAgreement,Brasilia,Brazil,Defendant,Distrito Federal - Brasilia,Examining,Former,Hanging,Horizontal,Jose Dirceu,Law,Legal Appeal,Legal Trial,Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,Mensalão Scandal,New,Politics,Protestor,Representing,ScandalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPProtesters mock to hang a dummy representing Jose Dirceu, former Chief of Staff of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, one of the accused in the Mensalao scandal, during a protest against the approval of the review of the appeals that will result in a new trial for 11 of the accused in the Mensalão scandal, in Brasilia on September 18, 2013. The session was held to review the appeals of those convicted for diverting at least $35 million in public money to bribe legislators to get their support for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's minority government after he took office in 2003. AFP PHOTO/Evaristo Sa (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)