Monthly Archives: May 2013

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National Truth Commissioner Rosa Cardoso has been quoted as stating that human rights violators from Brazil’s military dictatorship could be tried by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. President Dilma Rousseff has extended National Truth Commission’s deadline for completing its … Continue reading

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Colonel Ustra Charged in New Case for Hiding a Torture Victim’s Body in 1972

On April 29th, the Federal Public Minister in São Paulo presented charges against retired Colonel Carlos Alberto Brilhante Ustra for hiding the body of a 27-year-old medical school student, Hiohaki Torigoe, who had allegedly been imprisoned and tortured in the … Continue reading

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