Monthly Archives: December 2014

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By Vanessa Castañeda The final report, presented to President Dilma on 10 December 2014, consists of three volumes. The first provides a history, description and the goals of the National Truth Commission (CNV) . The second provides information regarding human … Continue reading

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Brazil’s National Truth Commission Releases its Final Report

By Nina Schneider Nina Schneider is a Marie Curie fellow at the University of Konstanz, Germany and author of Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing a Regime (Florida UP, 2014) and several articles on reckoning with dictatorship in Brazil. For a recent interview … Continue reading

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Posted by Vanessa Castañeda The National Truth Commission (CNV) began their 31 month-long investigation with locating the dead and disappeared as one of its most pressing objectives. The CNV only found one body (Brasilia) and says the main reason they … Continue reading

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Posted by Vanessa Castañeda On 27 November 2014, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso gave his testimony to the National Truth Commission (CNV) about his life exiled during the military dictatorship. Additionally, although he was not tortured himself, he speaks against … Continue reading

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Posted by Vanessa Castañeda Since its installation three years ago, the National Truth Commission (CNV) has carried out public hearings, visited former torture centers (including with former political prisoners) and will deliver its Final Report on the 10th of this month.  Representatives … Continue reading

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