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Araguaía

(ärägwī`ə), river, c.1,600 mi (2,575 km) long, rising in the Serra des Araras, at the border of Goiás and Mato Grosso states, S central Brazil. It flows generally northward into the Tocantins River, forming most of the border between Goiás and the states of Mato Grosso and Pará. Diamonds are washed along its upper tributaries. There are numerous falls on the Araguaía. The island of Bananal (c.200 mi/320 km long; 35 mi/56 km wide), separating the river into two arms, is one of the largest freshwater islands in the world. It is also a national park. The Araguaía region has been made accessible by new highways. The Brazilians have constructed hydroelectric projects along the Araguaía.

Araguaia

, Araguaya
a river in central Brazil, rising in S central Mato Grosso state and flowing north to the Tocantins River. Length: over 1771 km (1100 miles)
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Orion will provide an upfront cash payment of US$25 million in exchange for a 2.25% royalty on the Araguaia Project.
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Durante a adolescencia de Evangelina, Fernando (Chico Ferradura) narra a ela partes de sua vida, como aquela em que participou da Guerrilha do Araguaia. Ao reconstruir as narrativas de Fernando, ela comenta sobre suas intervencoes:
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Since 1988, with the Velasquez Rodriguez versus Honduras Case, the Court has settled its jurisprudence on the objectives of transitional justice (justice, truth, memory, reparations and institutional reforms) such as those considered in works of great scientific impact, by Ruti Teitel, Louis Bickford, Pablo de Greiff and others, and the Gomes Lund/"Guerrilla of Araguaia" Case of 2010, which involves a broad debate on the shortcomings of transitional justice in Brazil, is of particular interest, as I shall discuss in more detail ahead (TEITEL, 2015, p.
Justica em Transicao no Brasil: Anistia Politica e Reparacao dos Militantes da Guerrilha do Araguaia. Jundiai: Paco Editorial.
Alem do Pantanal, o estado conta ainda com parte da extensa planicie de inundacao do Rio Araguaia (Planicie Sedimentar do Bananal), na borda sul-Amazonica, onde ocorre um mosaico de formacoes florestais e savanicas (MARIMON et al., 2012b, 194).
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O resultado desta ofensiva foi o assassinato de pelo menos 61 militantes das forcas guerrilheiras que atuavam no Araguaia. Entretanto, a repressao desencadeada contra os grupos que optaram pela oposicao armada ao regime militar acabou, tambem, atingindo um sem numero de pessoas que nao estavam envolvidas diretamente com a luta armada, muitas das quais, alem de presas de forma violenta e arbitraria, foram torturadas, mortas e enterradas em sepulturas clandestinas.
Determina tambem a punicao, em relacao aos fatos constitutivos de desaparecimento forcado, atraves dos mecanismos existentes no direito interno e a continuacao das iniciativas de busca, sistematizacao e publicacao de toda a informacao sobre a Guerrilha do Araguaia, assim como da informacao relativa a violacoes de direitos humanos ocorridas durante o regime militar, dentre outras.