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One year after journalist killing on Brazil’s border, no justice in sight

One year ago, to the day, in the small town of Ponta Porã along Brazil’s border with Paraguay, two motorcycle-bound assailants pulled up next to journalist Paulo Roberto Carlos Rodrigues, known as Paulo Rocaro, and fired a deadly round of at least 12 bullets.  Two months later, in the centre of the same town, a […]

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Brazilian journalist shot and killed

Brazilian journalist Valerio Luiz de Oliveira was killed by an attacker on July 5, as he was leaving the headquarters of Radio 820 AM in Goinania, Brazil. According to local newspaper, Diário da Manhã, a motorcycle pulled up to Luiz’s car as he was leaving the station and fired seven shots into the driver’s side […]

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Journalist murdered in Brazil

Police in Brazil are investigating the murder on Wednesday night of the owner of an online investigative news site known for its controversial reporting on local politics and law enforcement activity. Eduardo Carvalho, 51, was shot at least four times by unknown gunmen in front of his home in Campo Grande, capital of Mato Grosso […]

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Radio reporter shot dead in Brazil

The International Press Institute (IPI) today urged Brazilian police to thoroughly investigate the death of journalist Renato Machado Gonçalves, who was gunned down in front of his home Tuesday. Gonçalves was the co-owner of Radio Barra FM, a community station located in São João da Barra, in the north of Rio de Janeiro state. According […]

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