Category Archives: State policies and initiatives–overview

Brazil and Its Multiple Truth Commissions

Posted by Rebecca J. Atencio What is the relationship between the National Truth Commission and the smaller state, city, university, and other truth commissions? The process of getting the National Truth Commission (Comissão Nacional da Verdade, or CNV) approved by … Continue reading

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Caravanas da Anistia (Amnesty Caravans): Traveling Hearings of Reparation and Apology by the Brazilian Amnesty Commission

Posted by Rebecca J. Atencio What exactly are the Amnesty Caravans (Caravanas da Anistia) sponsored by the Brazilian Amnesty Commission? The Brazilian Amnesty Commission (Comissão da Anistia) was created in 2001 in order to receive claims for reparations from citizens … Continue reading

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