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Statement of solidarity by José Miguel Vivanco to the president of the Brazilian Bar Association, his family and the victims of the Brazilian dictatorship

Expand Felipe Santa Cruz, President of the Brazilian Bar Association © 2019 Fabio Rodrigues Pozzebom/Agência Brasil Bolsonaro's statements on both the disappearance of Fernando Santa Cruz de Oliveira and the Truth Commission's documents and conclusions are irresponsible, cruel, and deserving of complete repudiation. The Brazilian military dictatorship, as noted in a 2014 Truth Commission report, caused indescribable suffering to thousands of Brazilians, with state officials overseeing disappearances, deaths, acts of torture, and arbitrary detentions. Until now, no one has been held responsible…

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