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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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Fourth Brazilian journalist killed this year

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called on Brazilian authorities to fully investigate last Sunday’s killing of photojournalist Walgney Assis Carvalho. According to the news website em.com.br, Assis, who worked as a freelancer for the newspaper Vale de Arco, was shot while sitting in a fish restaurant in the town of Coronel Fabriciano, in the […]

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More than a dozen journalists attacked during Brazil social protests

At least 15 journalists have reportedly been physically attacked, injured, or detained over the past two weeks while covering anti-government protests in Brazil that grew out of anger over fare increases on public transportation. The International Press Institute (IPI) today called on Brazilian security forces to guarantee the safety of reporters covering the protests and […]

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