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Uruguay Detention

Uruguay: An Amnesty International Briefing

This briefing is part of Amnesty International’s worldwide campaign for the international protection of human rights. Since the present government came to power following the dissolution of the National Assembly by the armed forces on 27 June 1973 and the subsequent suspension of all...
Brazil Detention

Brazil: A report on the appeal to the Supreme Military Tribunal by Father Aristide Camio and Father François Gouriou and thirteen posseiros: Brasilia 2 – 3 December 1982

On 3 December 1982 Brazil’s Supreme Military Court (STM) gave its ruling following an appeal by two French priests Aristide Camio and François Gouriou. It slightly reduced the severe sentences imposed by the Military Court in Belém on 22 June 1982. Father Camio’s sentence was reduced to 10 years’...