Addicted to Freedom


Interviewed by her of her grandfather, granddaughter, who tries to understand the very modern thinking, Evandro Lins e Silva remembers the years of military dictatorship, when he was “retired” from his post on the bench of the Brazilian Supreme Court, which is “life tenure”, by Institutional Act Number 5.  He reminisces on the impeachment of Fernando Collor, in which he represented the Brazilian people against the then president of the republic; the famous Doca Street murder trial, and the case of José Rainha Júnior, discussion the question of the Landless Farmer’s Movement.

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