Brazil: Legal concern: Juvêncio Mazzarollo

Index Number: AMR 19/010/1982

On 28 September 1982 Juvêncio Mazzarollo, editor of a journal, Nosso Tempo, in Foz de Iguaçu, Paraná, near the Paraguayan border, was sentenced to one year’s imprisonment under Article 42 paragraph 5 of the Law of National Security. Amnesty International considers Juvêncio Mazzarollo to be a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned for having peacefully exercised his right to freedom of expression.

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