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Brazil’s National Truth Commission Releases its Final Report

By Nina Schneider Nina Schneider is a Marie Curie fellow at the University of Konstanz, Germany and author of Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing a Regime (Florida UP, 2014) and several articles on reckoning with dictatorship in Brazil. For a recent interview … 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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In the News…

Posted by David McCoy On June 18, it became public knowledge that Claudio Fonteles had resigned form the National Truth Commission (CNV). While Fonteles stated that his reasons were strictly personal, there was speculation about whether the divergence between two … Continue reading

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