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Blogger who covered corruption slain in São Paulo state

A lawyer who kept a blog called Ubatuba Cobra, Guerra was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in his home in Ubatuba (in São Paulo state) on 23 (...)

Published on 29 December 2014 Read


Court threat to confidentiality of journalists’ sources

A federal court in São José do Rio Preto (in São Paulo state), has given the police permission to obtain details of calls made by reporter Allan de (...)

Published on 24 December 2014 Read


Journalists’ safety and media ownership – two challenges for Rousseff

Freedom of information has made important progress in Brazil during the past 12 years under President Lula da Silva and (since 2011) his (...)

Published on 5 November 2014 Read


Brazil’s highest court takes stand against prior censorship

Reporters Without Borders hails last week’s ruling by the Federal Supreme Court overturning a ban on distribution of the latest issue of the (...)

Published on 24 September 2014 Read


Journalists are World Cup’s big losers

Police and demonstrators attacked a total of 38 Brazilian and foreign journalists during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July – a (...)

Published on 18 July 2014 Read


Ruling party’s deputy leader brands journalists as “pitbulls”

Tension between the government and opposition journalists has risen after Alberto Cantalice, the vice-president of the ruling Workers’ Party (PT), (...)

Published on 20 June 2014 Read


Agents of Brazil’s military police regard journalists as “cancer of world”

Reporters Without Borders condemns the military police’s shocking use of violence against the journalist Karinny de Magalhães while she was (...)

Published on 16 June 2014 Read


Call for swift adoption of effective measures to protect journalists

With just one month to go to the start of the Football World Cup in Brazil, Reporters Without Borders reminds the Brazilian authorities of the (...)

Published on 9 May 2014 Read

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