March 17, 2016 20:52 IST

Brazilians protest after Lula named chief of staff

1 of 5 Brazilians protest after Lula,Brazilians protest,President Dilma Rousseff,Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,5,000 demonstrators,demonstrators,Congress building,Anti-government
Protests erupted in several Brazilian cities on Wednesday after President Dilma Rousseff named her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva chief of staff and a taped conversation fed opposition claims the move was meant to shield Lula from prosecution. Credit: Reuters
2 of 5 Brazilians protest after Lula,Brazilians protest,President Dilma Rousseff,Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,5,000 demonstrators,demonstrators,Congress building,Anti-government
Protests erupted in several Brazilian cities on Wednesday after President Dilma Rousseff named her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva chief of staff and a taped conversation fed opposition claims the move was meant to shield Lula from prosecution. Credit: Reuters
3 of 5 Brazilians protest after Lula,Brazilians protest,President Dilma Rousseff,Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,5,000 demonstrators,demonstrators,Congress building,Anti-government
Protests erupted in several Brazilian cities on Wednesday after President Dilma Rousseff named her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva chief of staff and a taped conversation fed opposition claims the move was meant to shield Lula from prosecution. Credit: Reuters
4 of 5 Brazilians protest after Lula,Brazilians protest,President Dilma Rousseff,Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,5,000 demonstrators,demonstrators,Congress building,Anti-government
Protests erupted in several Brazilian cities on Wednesday after President Dilma Rousseff named her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva chief of staff and a taped conversation fed opposition claims the move was meant to shield Lula from prosecution. Credit: Reuters
5 of 5 Brazilians protest after Lula,Brazilians protest,President Dilma Rousseff,Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,5,000 demonstrators,demonstrators,Congress building,Anti-government
Protests erupted in several Brazilian cities on Wednesday after President Dilma Rousseff named her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva chief of staff and a taped conversation fed opposition claims the move was meant to shield Lula from prosecution. Credit: Reuters