Revista de derecho (Valparaíso)
On-line version ISSN 0718-6851
SILVA, Pablo Rodrigo Alflen da. The Crime of Enforced Disappearance of Persons and the Brazilian Criminal Law. Revista de Derecho de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso [online]. 2010, n.34, pp. 213-226. ISSN 0718-6851. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-68512010000100006.
This article examines forced disappearance of people according to the criminal Law of Brazil; and establishes that this concept has not been legally classified in the Brazilian legal system. Due to the foregoing, the Brazilian criminal jurisprudence has found difficulties, especially in extradition cases, where the requiring State has characterized said offense in their internal legal system and extradition is requested based on it. This study was conducted specially based on a legal judgment
Keywords : Forced disappearance of people; Criminal law of Brazil.