Good News! - Brazil: 12 Military Police Officers Held Accountable in the Enforced Disappearance of Amarildo de Souza (UA: 202/13)
February 3, 2016
Twelve military police officers were found guilty and sentenced for the crimes of torture followed by death, procedural fraud and occultation of a corpse in the case of the enforced disappearance of Amarildo de Souza in Rio de Janeiro.
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