Monthly Archives: February 2013

In the News…

Posted by David McCoy The Amnesty Law of 1979 was recently referenced in a story involving the The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) and its power to control judicial outcomes in Brazil. Brazilian politicians who were convicted by the Supreme Federal … Continue reading

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Posted by David McCoy A story in the Folha de São Paulo examines textbooks from military schools in Brazil to highlight some of their key departures from the generally accepted understanding of Brazilian history. One notable example describes the “revolution … Continue reading

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Posted by Allison Fisher This past Saturday the National Truth Commission concluded that Rubens Paiva, a former congressman of São Paulo, was indeed killed under torture during the dictatorship in 1971. The official version of the story promulgated by the … Continue reading

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Posted by David McCoy On the 18th of January, the creation of the National Truth Commission of Brazilian Journalists  as well as the Commission of Memory, Justice, and Truth of Brazilian Journalists was announced. The goal of these commissions are … Continue reading

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