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Portugal: Memory of Political Police Officer on Trial

Categories: Western Europe, Portugal, Arts & Culture, Freedom of Speech, History, Literature

Three portuguese theatre figures are on court [1] [pt] because of a play about the life of the late Silva Pais [2] [pt], the last director of the repressive police of the dictatorship, PIDE [3]. Bloggers are outraged [4] [pt] with the accusations of Dias’ nephews, who say that the play disrespects their uncle's memory [5] [pt].