BRAZILIA, Brazil.- The Second Chamber of the Supreme Court of Brazil will examine a new request for freedom for the former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, presented by his defense.

The appeal seeks to release Lula, a prisoner since last April, in the face of the loss of Judge Sergio Moro{s impartiality, who condemned him and acted politically in the face of the process against the former president during the electoral campaign from which he was excluded.