Former Volkswagen Employees in Brazil File Lawsuit

Volkswagen, the German car company, has been involved in a scandal over software manipulation to evade emissions tests. But more recently, the car company has been taking fire for its practices during military rule in Brazil from 1964 to 1985. Former VW workers have stepped up and claimed that that were arrested and tortured during their time at the Sao Bernardo do Campo factory.

Numerous human rights violations were committed by the Brazilian government during their dictatorship regime. Now, decades later, Brazilians are coming forward with revelations of mistreatment. Volkswagen has been investigating these allegations for almost a year now, but with the additional scandal of the altered emissions tests, this civil lawsuit is causing a PR nightmare for the car giant.

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Posted By: Iris Brewer


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