Monthly Archives: October 2013

In The News…

Posted by Hilary Marie Johnson The exhumation of the remains of ex-president João Goulart (Jango), who is buried in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, is set for November 13th.  Upon exhumation, Jango’s remains will be sent to Brasília, where … Continue reading

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Amnesty Commission Recognizes Seven Activists in Historic First Visit to US

Posted by Rebecca Atencio Seven human rights activists who were active during the 1970s in denouncing torture by the Brazilian military regime were honored Thursday in an official ceremony conducted by Paulo Abrão, president of the Brazilian Amnesty Commission, at … Continue reading

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Brazilian Amnesty Commission Makes Historic Visit to US Next Week

Posted by Rebecca Atencio The Brazilian Amnesty Commission (Comissão de Anistia), which analyzes requests for reparations from individuals whose careers were adversely affected or who otherwise suffered economic hardship for political reasons during the military dictatorship, will make a historic … Continue reading

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