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Brazil: Five decades on, a key step towards truth and justice for dictatorship’s crimes

Headline Title:  Brazil: Five decades on, a key step towards truth and justice for dictatorship’s crimes 10 December 2014 Today’s presentation of the final report of Brazil’s National Truth Commission (Comissão Nacional da Verdade, CNV) marks an historic step in the country’s efforts to obtain justice for crimes against humanity and other violations during the military dictatorship that took power five decades ago, Amnesty International said.The commission spent two years investigating the thousands of cases of torture, extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances and other violations…

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