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Global Insider: Under Rousseff, Brazil Finds Opening to Address Past Abuses

Friday, June 1, 2012

In May, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff formally inaugurated a truth commission to examine human rights abuses that occurred during Brazil’s period of military rule. In an email interview, Par Engstrom, a lecturer at the University College of London Institute of the Americas, discussed Brazil’s process of transitional justice.

WPR: What are the major steps Brazil has taken to account for the abuses of the dictatorship era? ...

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