Monthly Archives: April 2014

Former security agent who testified to CNV is murdered

Posted by Rebecca J. Atencio Retired Army Colonel Paulo Malhães was found dead of asphyxia today, following an invasion of his home by three unknown men. Malhães testified before the National Truth Commission (Comissão Nacional da Verdade, CNV) last March … Continue reading

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Posted by Hilary Marie Johnson Brazil’s National Truth Commission announced that no evidence was found connecting the military dictatorship to the fatal car accident that killed former President Juscelino Kubitschek. There were no hints of the former President and his driver … Continue reading

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Posted by Hilary Marie Johnson The bill that would revise the Amnesty Law to exclude state security agents accused of human rights crimes continues to make its way through the proper channels. Senator Randolfe Rodrigues insists that the push on modifying … Continue reading

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Posted by Rebecca J. Atencio The Brazilian senate’s Human Rights Commission approved a bill (237/2013) that would revise the Amnesty Law to exclude state security agents accused of human rights crimes. The next step is for the bill, proposed by … Continue reading

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