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Military to Investigate Human Rights Crimes

By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Armed Forces will investigate human rights violations practiced in military units during the dictatorship that led the country between 1964 and 1985, as announced by the coordinator of the National Truth Commission, Pedro Dallari yesterday, April 1st. The news came on the 50th anniversary of the coup d'état that established a military dictatorship that would rule Brazil for over twenty years.

In a statement, the Commission announced that Defense Minister, Celso Amorim, called Dallari to inform him that Brazilian Armed Forces, comprised of the Navy, Army . . .

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