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Rua Tutoia in the Paraiso neighbourhood a street which, during the years of military rule (1 April, 1964 to 15 March, 1985) was infamous as it housed the Department of Information Operations (Centre for Internal Defence Operations) was people were often taken in for questioning, usually involving a degree of torture. <br />
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The Red plants growing alongside the building are symbolic of the blood of the many civilians who were tortured, died or disappeared during the dictatorship.