Tag Archives: State Truth Commissions

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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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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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Posted by Hilary Marie Johnson Struggles over the fate of the DOPS building in Rio de Janeiro Different groups are weighing in on what should be done to the building where for decades the infamous and now extinct Department of … Continue reading

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Bahia Empowers its Voice in Brazil’s Search for Truth

Guest post by Shari Wejsa Shari Wejsa holds an M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from Columbia University, an Ed. M from Rutgers University, and is currently on a Fulbright Fellowship in Salvador, Brazil researching issues related to human … Continue reading

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Posted by David McCoy The Surui tribe in the Araguaia area in the state of Para have created a truth commission to investigate crimes committed during the military regime. Maria Rita Kehl of the National Truth Commission said the idea … Continue reading

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