Brazil rejects U.N. appeal not to revise history by denying 1964 military coup

FILE PHOTO: Brazilian army soldiers attend a military ceremony to mark two decade-long military dictatorship that began on March 31, 1964, at the headquarters of the army in Brasilia, Brazil March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File Photo

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The government of Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has rejected an appeal by a United Nations expert not to revise Brazilian history by denying a military coup occurred in 1964. In a letter to the U.N. human rights commission in Geneva made public on Thursday, the government said it “repudiates the baseless […]

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