Sunday, 5 August 2012

Brazil round-up

The Brazilian truth commission is attracting some attention outside the country, mainly due to the connection with current president Dilma Rousseff:
Leader’s Torture in the ’70s Stirs Ghosts in Brazil (NY Times)
Primer: Rousseff and Brazil’s Dark Past (NY Times; video)
Brazil to shed light on 'dirty war' abuse (CNN)

And blog Transitional Justice in Brazil has a response to the CNN piece and its lack of focus on US involvement:

CNN Controversially Summarizes Brazil’s Transitional Justice Effort (Transtional Justice in Brazil)

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