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DOI-Codi in SP to become protected historical site and memorial

Posted by Patrick Duffy [edited and updated] The Council of Historical, Archaeological, Artistic and Touristic Preservation of the State of São Paulo (Condephaat) has announced plans to protect as a historical site the seat of São Paulo’s DOI-Codi—one of the most active torture centers in dictatorship-era Brazil—and to transform … Continue reading

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Posted by David McCoy The Public Archive of the State of São Paulo recently announced that it will make public an impressive number of documents that were created by state institutions of repression during the military regime, as well as … Continue reading

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Posted by David McCoy The Minister of Justice will coordinate an effort to centralize the millions of documents produced during the military regime that, as of now, are held in the archives of various ministries in Brazil. While it has … Continue reading

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Posted By Robyn Smith Work to open the Amnesty Memorial in Belo Horizonte is set to begin this coming Monday. Paulo Abrão, President of the Amnesty Commission,  went to Belo Horizonte today to sign the necessary paperwork to create the memorial at the … Continue reading

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In The News (Since We’ve Been Out)…

Posted by David McCoy Due to the transition between academic semesters as well as the chaos caused in New Orleans by Hurricane Isaac, the blog took a short hiatus. This post will serve to update readers on the significant news … Continue reading

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Posted by Robyn Smith  The Lei de Acesso à Informação (Access to Information Act) has opened the National Archive which includes extensive photos from the military dictatorship that include photos of Vladimir Herzog’s body, Dilma’s weapons, and a number of religious … Continue reading

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Posted by Robyn Smith  On Thursday, June 20th, the Brazilian government told the Commission of Human Rights, a division of the Organization of American States (OAS), that the high profile murder case of journalist Vladimir Herzog could not be re-opened as a … Continue reading

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