The former Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva criticised Bolsonaro's handling of the Amazon fires..

Lula is currently serving nearly 25 years in jail for two separate corruption convictions.

The 73-year-old led Brazil between 2003 and 2010, and is seen as an iconic figure for the left in Latin America.

He spoke exclusively to the BBC's Will Grant from prison.

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