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Amnesty Commission Hosts Roundtables in New York

Posted by Rebecca J. Atencio Amnesty Commission President Paulo Abrão of the Amnesty Commission was in New York this week, attending to official business that included a Marcas da Memória (Marks of Memory) Film Screening at the Brazilian Consulate and … Continue reading

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50 Years Since the Coup Conference

Videos of morning panels from the conference “50 Years of the Coup and the New Transitional Justice Agenda in Brazil,” March 10-14, 2014, Recife, Brazil Panel 1: “50 Years Later: What’s Left of the Dictatorship” Tony Pereira, Luis Nassif, Iara Xavier, Alberto … 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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