The cases of torture during Brazil’s military dictatorship gained new evidences after the release of audio recordings from the Superior Military Court sessions recorded between 1975 and 1985. A lot was already known about the brutality and cowardness of torture committed against political prisoners, but the release of the audio recordings frames the facts in a new shape.
"Despite all the work developed by the Truth Commission, there are still documents and sources undisclosed to the public, mainly due to the behavior of our military institution, which has public servants. It blocks the access to the memory institutionally defended as a legacy", says the researcher Rodrigo Lentz.
Also on What's Happening in Brazil: the world of fashion is known for being a very elitist space. However, indigenous fashion designers want to change this landscape. In the hands of these creators, clothes and adornments become tools for cultural fight and rescue.
On the culture segment, listen to the singer and songwriter Zé Guilherme. With more than 20 years of career, he likes to combine many music genres, such as pop, maracatu, samba, and xote.
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Edited by: Arturo Hartmann