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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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Posted by Robyn Smith  The past week has brought an influx of American news sources publishing on the Truth Commission in Brazil. Simon Romero, a write for the New York Times and also a member of the associated press, wrote … Continue reading

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Posted by Robyn Smith  The Truth Commission has followed up on the 19,400 government documents on dictatorship activity that were illegally burned by the former SNI (National Information Service). The Truth Commission has placed responsibility upon the ministry of defense … Continue reading

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Posted by Robyn Smith A decision was reached last Monday, May 21st, by the Truth Commission, Amnesty Commission, and the Ministry of Justice that the three should work together in their efforts to bring justice to Brazil. This official agreement … Continue reading

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