Tag: <span>Amnesty Law</span>

Brazilian Senate Debates Freedom of Information Law

A bill to pass a freedom of information law in Brazil, introduced by former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2009 and approved by the Chamber of Deputies last […] Read More >

Uruguayan Congress Fails to Gain a Majority to Annul Amnesty Law

MONTEVIDEO — After an intense 15 hours of debate, the proposal to annul Uruguay´s amnesty law failed when the necessary votes did not reach a majority. In this historical session […] Read More >

Araguaia Case May Challenge Brazilian Amnesty Law

RIO DE JANEIRO – When Brazil’s highest court upheld a controversial amnesty law preventing trial and punishment for political crimes committed during the military dictatorship in April, it appeared that […] Read More >