Was the United States right in supporting the military coup in Brazil 50 years ago?

Asked by: joepbr
  • Yes America did right

    By teaching torture to the Brazilian Army the US helped ensure that thousands of politically active communists were brutally tortured. The preferred methods were painful suspensions, beatings and electric shock torture

    Warning: very graphic video of torture in Brazil
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  • Torture and Freedom was restricted

    By creating political turmoil, the US destabilized Brazil. We enabled the government to ruin a beautiful place like Brazil. Communism was often exaggerated similar to McCarthyism in the West. By allowing torture, we committed an act of inhumanity. Enabling inhumanities counts as an inhumanity, no matter what you believe. Life is beautiful, and america completely disregarded that

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