Brazil: From the Parrot's Perch

Only now is information starting to trickle out about the atrocities against political prisoners in our country. We can assure everyone that torture does exist in Brazil. What is more: all that has been said about the torture is very little compared with the true facts.

Those charges, brought by female prisoners in Rio de Janeiro, come from "Terror in Brazil," a 15,000-word dossier compiled by the American Committee for Information on Brazil. The document was endorsed by 34 concerned citizens, including Black Leader Ralph Abernathy and John Bennett, president of Union Theological...

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