Brazil leader says she's innocent, critics 'corrupt'

2016-04-16 17:09
Dilma Rousseff has urged nations to commit ahead of the Rio+20 climate summit. (Eraldo Peres, AP)

Dilma Rousseff has urged nations to commit ahead of the Rio+20 climate summit. (Eraldo Peres, AP)

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Brasilia - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Saturday accused backers of her impeachment of trying to grab power in order to avoid corruption charges themselves.

"They want to convict an innocent woman and save the corrupt," Rousseff wrote in a column published in the daily Folha de Sao Paulo on the eve of an impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress.

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