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Political journalist murdered in Brazil

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called on Brazilian authorities to immediately investigate yesterday’s murder of political reporter and blogger Décio Sá in Maranhão state. Brazilian media reported this morning that Sá was gunned down shortly before midnight in a bar in San Luis, Maranhão’s capital. Witnesses said an unknown assailant entered the bar and […]

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Deadly week for journalists across the globe

A series of journalists, and a media activist, were killed this week, and another was viciously attacked on Friday, starkly highlighting the grave global threats to the safety of journalists. The International Press Institute (IPI) was saddened to learn of the death of several citizen reporters in Syria, in the past few days, despite a […]

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Two more journalists murdered on Brazil’s frontier

Lea en español Two Brazilian journalists working near the Paraguayan border were killed over the weekend, less than a week after the International Press Institute (IPI) released a special report warning of increased violence against the media in Brazil’s frontier regions. The deaths of newspaper owner Onei de Moura and radio reporter Divino Aparecido Carvalho, […]

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Dos periodistas más son asesinados en la frontera de Brasil

Read in English Dos periodistas brasileños que trabajaban cerca de la frontera con Paraguay fueron asesinados durante el fin de semana, sólo unos días después de que el Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés), publicara un reporte especial que advertía sobre el incremento de la violencia contra los medios de […]

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