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Brazil: “Why does not Brazil want to punish torturers?”

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, History, Human Rights, Politics

Leonardo Sakamoto asks [1] [pt] a tough question that many Brazilians have posed to themselves: “Why does not Brazil want to punish torturers?”. He quotes a recent poll [2] in which Brazilian population said that they do not want to punish those who tortured hundreds of people during the 1964 military dictatorship [3] that lasted until 1985.