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Brazil journalist investigating corruption shot dead

A Brazilian journalist died from five gunshot wounds last Wednesday evening in Minas Gerais state, the fourth journalist killed so far this year in the country. Maurício Campos Rosa – founder and owner of the newspaper O Grito, a free-of-charge biweekly publication – was leaving a friend’s house and approaching a vehicle with his newspaper’s […]

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Brazil journalist who reported threats murdered

A Brazilian journalist who reportedly had complained to police about threats was shot dead Sunday evening outside his home just west of the country’s capital Brasilia. João Miranda do Carmo was killed when four gunmen who had called him to the gate outside his home in Santo Antônio do Descoberto, in Brazil’s central Goiás state, […]

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Brazilian radio host killed during live broadcast

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the on-air killing of a Brazilian radio host and called for Brazilian authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice. Gleydson Carvalho was shot five times by two gunmen while he presented a live show on August 6 in the northeastern city of Camocim, news reports said. Carvalho was […]

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Brazilian investigative journalist beheaded

A Brazilian reporter who had been investigating a child prostitution ring was found decapitated in the south-eastern state of Minas Gerais on Monday. The body of Evany José Metzker, 67, was discovered in the town of Padre Paraíso five days after he went missing. According to news reports, the journalist’s body showed signs of physical […]

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