Tag: Dictatorship

Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff: Martyr, President, Martyr

An exclusive interview by Democracy Now: Dilma Rousseff on Her Ouster, Brazil’s Political Crisis & ...

Perus Cemetery in São Paulo, Brazil

Brazil Has 1049 Skeletons to ID of Political Prisoners and Death Squad Victims

Brazil’s Human Rights minister Ideli Salvatti announced that the experts hired by the Secretary ...

Lula and Brazil's Army commander, Enzo Peri

Brazil’s Lula Tells Military Not to Fear Witch Hunt But Yields to Their Pressure

He’s not promoting a “witch hunt” said the president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula ...

Brazilian girl refuses to shake general Figueiredo's hand, by Guinaldo Nicolaievsky

Brazil’s Lula Silences Aides Pushing for Punishment of Dictatorship Torturers

Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, says Brazilians should enshrine the "heroes" who ...

Wladimir Herzog killed by the Brazilian military in prison

The Skeletons in Brazil’s Closet

It was once said by an expert on Latin America’s military that ‘the scourge ...

Payback Time in Brazil: Friends Get Cabinet Post

March 15th was the 20th anniversary of Brazil’s latest experiment with democracy. For the ...

Brazil Steps on Minefield Putting a Price on Dead and Disappeared

In 2001 the Brazilian government set up a Special Commission on Deaths and Disappearances, ...

Brazil Remembers Two Martyrs of the Left

On March 31, 1964, a military uprising overthrew the legal government of Brazil and ...

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