Under the Military Commissions Act (MCA), non-citizens in US custody are stripped of fundamental rights and justice is discarded.
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Around 20 families from the quilombo community of São José de Bruno in Matinha, Maranhão State, are currently being threatened and intimidated by a local rancher.
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The Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty" sparks an interesting conversation about torture and human rights violations committed during a vaguely-defined "global war".