Monthly Archives: August 2012

In The News…

Posted by Robyn Smith In the highly publicized civil case against Colonel Carlos Alberto Bright Ustra, Ustra lost his appeal last Tuesday (14th) to over turn the decision that found him to be culpable of the torture at DOI-CODI during … Continue reading

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In The News…

Posted by Robyn Smith  The past week has brought an influx of American news sources publishing on the Truth Commission in Brazil. Simon Romero, a write for the New York Times and also a member of the associated press, wrote … Continue reading

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CNN Controversially Summarizes Brazil’s Transitional Justice Effort

Posted by Robyn Smith  In a rare story written in English, CNN published an online article entitled “Brazil to Shed Light On ‘Dirty War’ Abuse”, by Shasta Darlington, that attempts to summarize the purpose of the Truth Commission and transitional justice … Continue reading

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