Brazil (AP) - Human rights advocates in Brazil have slammed a recent appeals court
ruling that found that having sex with a minor does not necessarily constitute
statutory rape. The Superior Court of Justice ruled earlier this week that a
man accused of having had sex with three 12-year...
PAULO (AP) - The Rio de Janeiro state government said Friday it will apologize
to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for the human rights abuses she suffered
during the country's 1961-1985 dictatorship. Rousseff is a former leftist
guerrilla who spent three years in Full
PAOLO (AP) - Brazil's Truth Commission will investigate only human rights
abuses committed by the country's former dictatorship, not any crimes committed
by opponents of the 1964-1985 regime. The commission said Tuesday on its
website that it Full
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