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Brazil: Uncovering the past; President Dilma names Truth Commission members

Headline Title:  Brazil: Uncovering the past; President Dilma names Truth Commission members 11 May 2012 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The announcement by President Dilma Rousseff of the seven members of a Truth Commission to investigate past human rights crimes is a landmark event. It is crucial that this Commission finally brings to light the full extent of the violations committed during Brazil’s military regime."This is a moment of great historical importance for justice and democracy in Brazil. Those who were brutalized, tortured or lost their loved ones…

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