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Art Performance Alluding to Torture is Closed in Rio

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The closing of an exposition alluding to torture during Brazil’s military dictatorship years has received widespread criticism. Officials, however, say that the performance to be held at Casa França-Brasil Cultural Center on Sunday afternoon was not in the contract between the center and the state government.

"The Casa França-Brasil is run by the state and there was an exhibition authorized by the Secretary of Culture and in that exhibition there was no human performance, much less nudity,” stated Rio de Janeiro’s governor, Wilson

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