In April of 2010, the Brazilian Supreme Court voted to ratify the existing 1979 law that provides amnesty from prosecution for torturers. President Dilma Rousseff use you Presidential power and repeal this law!
Brazil is getting ready to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Brazil has perfected it's image of fun and beauty. But corruption is the real ruling system in Brazil. Anything and anyone can be bought. Kidnappings for ransom occur daily. Many locals have body guards and they ride in armored cars. Please read this article from last Saturday's NY Times A Brazilian truth commission is gathering details on decades-old torture cases, including that of President Dilma Rousseff. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/world/americas/president-rousseffs-decades-old-torture-detailed.html