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VIDEO | New audios shows complicity of Brazilian military with torture

New evidence of complicity of the military with crimes against humanity on the last brazilian dictatorship surfaces

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Act in memory of women victims of the military dictatorship - Tânia Rego/Agência Brasil

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.

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Edited by: Arturo Hartmann