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Brazilian Law Students ‘acquit’ Eichmann; Others Sentence Him to Death

Law students at the University of Recife were the only students, among many holding mock trials of Adolf Eichmann throughout Brazil, to vote to acquit the former Gestapo colonel. All other mock trials found Eichmann guilty and sentenced him to death. The same Recife students called a strike on the campus in protest against a ruling by the university barring a speech by Senora Celia Guevara, wife of “Che” Guevara, alleged to be Fidel Castro’s principal Communist adviser in Cuba.