Monthly Archives: December 2013

Interview with Marcelo Torelly

Marcelo D. Torelly has served as adviser on issues of Transitional Justice to the Brazilian Ministry of Justice and as manager of the Transitional Justice Exchange and Development Program (a joint project of Brazil’s federal government and the UN Development … Continue reading

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Brazil Initiates Its First Human Rights Trial

Posted by Rebecca J. Atencio In a landmark for transitional justice in Brazil, prosecutors yesterday initiated the country’s first criminal trial of state security agents in a federal court in São Paulo. The case pertains to the disappearance of Edgar … Continue reading

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Juscelino Kubitschek Was Murdered, Reveals São Paulo Truth Commission

Posted by Rebecca Atencio The São Paulo truth commission released a statement today that it believes former Brazilian president Juscelino Kubitschek was murdered by the military regime. Kubitschek, known as JK, held the executive office from 1956-1961, during which he oversaw … Continue reading

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