Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will be released from prison.
It has a judge decided on Friday night, writes the news agency Reuters.
Israel is serving a sentence of nearly 13 years in prison for corruption. He is slated to leave the big construction companies are renovating a cottage for him.
Lula has at no time acknowledged his guilt.
in Addition to Lula stands several thousand convicts about to be released, after the supreme court on the night of Friday reversed a previous determination. It says that criminals should be imprisoned, just as soon as the first appeal to a court are settled without the defendant being dismissed.
this means that The convicted person has the right to be free and good, until their last possibility of legal action have been exhausted by several courts. It is a process that, according to critics, can last for years, if the defendants can afford to hire expensive lawyers.
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the Supreme court took the decision by six votes to five. Many of them, as the prejudice, was arrested under the very large-scale operation against corrupt businessmen and politicians, which was launched in 2014 with the nicknamed the car Wash.
Brazil's justice minister, Sergio Moro, says that brazilians must respect the decision. It was Moro himself who, as special prosecutor, led the operation of the car Wash and was with to send Lula in prison.
Lula is still a very popular politician among the less economically in Brazil. He led the country through an economic boom during his time as president from 2003 to 2010.