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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Attempts to Rewrite History

Expand Demonstrators hold pictures of victims of Brazil´s dictatorship during a march on March 31, 2019 in São Paulo to remember the 55th anniversary of the coup that installed the military regime. © 2019 César Muñoz Acebes/Human Rights Watch “Alexandre Vannucchi Present! Fernando Santa Cruz Present! Rubens Paiva, Present!” In the glow of streetlights in São Paulo’s Ibirapuera park, people shouted these names from the crowd. After each name was called, the mass of demonstrators responded: “Present!”. Those were the names of some of the hundreds of people killed or disappeared by Brazil´s military…

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