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Brazil's Lula Contends His Rights Were Violated in Corruption Probe

Lawyers for Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva petitioned the United Nations on Thursday with allegations that his human rights had been violated in a corruption investigation. Lula, once a leftist icon and Brazil's most influential politician, is under investigation for allegedly benefiting from a kickback scheme at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras. British lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, who has defended boxer Mike Tyson and WikiLeaks...

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