The right to memory and truth, one of the pillars of transitional justice, is directly related to access to and dissemination of information on practices of serious human rights violations. Moreover, it is a key element in the consolidation of democracy, incorporating awareness of the facts in the collective national memory, so that the past does not repeat itself. (more…)
Places of Remembrance: CJT’s new project
From Truth Commission to Bolsonaro’s Lies: Attack on Democracy in Three Acts
In recent weeks, several affirmations by President Bolsonaro about the repression in the military regime have provoked adverse reactions. By denying and trying to disqualify facts proven by Brazilian state agencies, including the Armed Forces themselves, the president once again made clear his authoritarian facet and his willingness to distort historical events.